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What is constipation
Constipation describes a change in bowel habits, to one in which stool amount is decreased, hard, decreased in frequency, or there is excessive straining during defecation.
Normal frequency and consistency of bowel movement varies from individual to individual (three to twelve bowel movements per week is probably "normal"). Symptoms & Causes
Abdominal discomfort or Bloating
Low fiber diet
Intake of certain medicines
Colonic lesions, e.g., Colon Cancer
Low Calcium / Potassium level
Increase dietary fiber, i.e., eat whole grain foods
Increase fresh fruit and vegetable intake
Drink adequate water
Consult a doctor to find out the cause when the problem persists.
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Last Modified : 2/29/2020
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