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Constipation

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Abstract:

This four-page handout educates people about constipation, which is a condition where the stool is very hard or bowel movements are infrequent or hard to pass. It describes signs of constipation, and identifies its possible causes. The document contains recommendations for ways people can help prevent constipation through diet and exercise, and clarifies that people should check with their doctor before using over the counter laxatives or enemas.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Constipation, Diet
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2011
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