Constipation

Common Name(s)

Constipation

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

http://www.ibsgroup.org

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Constipation" returned 764 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for functional constipation: a randomised, sham-controlled pilot trial.
 

Author(s): Hye-Yoon Lee, Oh-Jin Kwon, Jung-Eun Kim, Mikyeong Kim, Ae-Ran Kim, Hyo-Ju Park, Jung-Hyo Cho, Joo-Hee Kim, Sun-Mi Choi

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The prevalence of functional constipation (FC) is 3-27%, and FC has been reported to cause discomfort in daily life and various complications. The treatment for FC depends on laxatives, and thus, effective and non-toxic alternative treatments are needed.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Treatment of poststroke constipation with moxibustion: A case report.
 

Author(s): Junmao Wen, Zhenjie Zhuang, Minhong Zhao, Dongming Xie, Bo Xie, Lixing Zhuang, Zheng Liang, Wei Wu, Hongwei Xu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(24):e11134.

 

Moxibustion, an important therapeutic measure of TCM, can stimulate acupoints to unblock the meridians and collaterals, regulate the function of qi and blood, support health, and expel pathogens. So it could be an effective and safe for the treatment of constipation and improvement ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Efficacy of electroacupuncture compared with transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation for functional constipation: Study protocol for a randomized, controlled trial.
 

Author(s): Yuxiao Zeng, Xuecheng Zhang, Jing Zhou, Xinwei Wang, Ruimin Jiao, Zhishun Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(19):e0692.

 

To treat functional constipation, both electroacupuncture (EA) therapy and transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) are safe and effective. However, no head-to-head comparison trial has been conducted. This trial compares the efficacy of electroacupuncture relative to transcutaneous ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Constipation" returned 147 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chronic constipation: A review of literature.
 

Author(s): Mojgan Forootan, Nazila Bagheri, Mohammad Darvishi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(20):e10631.

 

Chronic constipation is described as a common complication determined by difficult and/or rare passage of stool or both. The difference in definition of constipation has led to a wide range of reported prevalence (i.e., between 1% and 80%). Various factors are involved in the pathogenesis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A survey of subjective constipation in Parkinson's disease patients in shanghai and literature review.
 

Author(s): Jing Gan, Ying Wan, Junjie Shi, Mingzhu Zhou, Zhiyin Lou, Zhenguo Liu

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Constipation is one of the most frequent non-motor symptoms (NMS) in Parkinson's disease (PD) and the prevalence of constipation in PD patients varies among different studies. We designed this study to survey the prevalence and clinical characteristics of subjective constipation and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Systematic review and meta-analysis of traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome.
 

Author(s): Dan-Yan Li, Yun-Kai Dai, Yun-Zhan Zhang, Meng-Xin Huang, Ru-Liu Li, Jia Ou-Yang, Wei-Jing Chen, Ling Hu

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This meta-analysis analyzed the efficacy and safety of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Naloxegol and Opioid-induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation; Constipation Drug Induced

 

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2018

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Dried Plums (Prunes) vs. Polyethylene Glycol 4000 for Treatment of Functional Constipation in Children
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Functional Constipation

 

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2018

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Naloxegol in Cancer Opioid-Induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2017

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