Constipation

Learn about constipation and its causes, symptoms, and treatments, including diet changes and other remedies.

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Decoding Your Bowel Movements

It wasn’t until I started seeing a gastroenterologist (GI) that I began having some of the most uncomfortable conversations of my life. After all, one of the most common conversations with GIs includes the question, “How’s your poop?” I always tried ...

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What is Opioid-Induced Constipation?

If you use opioid medications for chronic pain, there's a good chance you also deal with opioid-induced constipation. Here's how you can stay regular.

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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Chronic Constipation

For many people, constipation goes away after a week or two. However, if you experience it for months, you may have chronic—meaning consistent or recurring—constipation and should see your doctor.

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Recognizing Constipation Symptoms

Most people don’t even realize they’re constipated and often mistake their symptoms for something else. Here are five common symptoms of constipation you should know.