Why It’s Important to Speak Up About Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

For the roughly 46 million Americans living with chronic constipation, finding relief can be a struggle.

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How Chronic Idiopathic Constipation Taught Me to Advocate for Myself and Speak Up

Kati was diagnosed with chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) after experiencing bloating, abdominal discomfort, and inability to have a complete bowel movement. Read her story.

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What Can You Do When Constipation Won't Go Away?

We've all suffered with constipation from time to time, but if you've been living with constipation symptoms that won't go away, you're not alone.

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Constipation and Menopause: Are You a No-Go?

Constipation may become a problem in menopause, and, yes, hormones may be to blame. So, what can you do about it?

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What You Need to Know About Constipation

If you're having a hard time going to the bathroom, you may be suffering from constipation. And you're not alone. Here are some tips to help you go more regularly.

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Constipation: An Exclusive Q&A

If you have fewer than three bowel movements a week, then you may have chronic constipation.

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Foods That Help Fight Constipation

Constipation can sometimes be caused by poor diet, so try these foods to increase your fiber and fluid intake and prevent or relieve constipation.

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Health Facts: Constipation

Constipation is generally defined as a condition in which a person has fewer than three bowel movements per week, difficulty passing bowel movements, or a combination of both. Constipation that keeps coming back may indicate a chronic condition, such as chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) or irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C).

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How to Deal With Constipation

These are common tips health care providers recommend to help manage constipation.

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