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 690 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A yeast fermentate improves gastrointestinal discomfort and constipation by modulation of the gut microbiome: results from a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled pilot trial.
 

Author(s): Iris Pinheiro, Larry Robinson, An Verhelst, Massimo Marzorati, Björn Winkens, Pieter Van den Abbeele, Sam Possemiers

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Constipation and symptoms of gastrointestinal discomfort such as bloating are common among otherwise healthy individuals, but with significant impact on quality of life. Despite the recognized contribution of the gut microbiome to this pathology, little is known about which group(s) ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2017

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DRY CUPPING IN CHILDREN WITH FUNCTIONAL CONSTIPATION: A RANDOMIZED OPEN LABEL CLINICAL TRIAL.
 

Author(s): Mahmoud Shahamat, Babak Daneshfard, Khadijeh-Sadat Najib, Seyed Mohsen Dehghani, Vahid Tafazoli, Afshineh Kasalaei

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As a common disease in pediatrics, constipation poses a high burden to the community. In this study, we aimed to investigate the efficacy of dry cupping therapy (an Eastern traditional manipulative therapy) in children with functional constipation.

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2017

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Effect of Lactobacillus reuteri (DSM 17938) on methane production in patients affected by functional constipation: a retrospective study.
 

Author(s): V Ojetti, C Petruzziello, A Migneco, M Gnarra, A Gasbarrini, F Franceschi

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2017 Apr;21(7):1702-1708.

 

Constipation is a common symptom affecting up to 30% of the Western population and is strongly associated with the presence of intestinal methanogens, which may directly inhibit motor activity. Two recent studies performed on adult and children affected by chronic constipation showed ...

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2017

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The terms "Constipation" returned 132 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Incidence of constipation in stroke patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Jianxiang Li, Mengguo Yuan, Yunfang Liu, Yang Zhao, Jingqing Wang, Weifeng Guo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7225.

 

There is growing awareness of a link between the gut and cardiovascular disease. Constipation is common among individuals who have had a stroke, and it negatively affects social functioning and quality of life. However, no systematic study on the incidence of constipation in stroke ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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Effect of glucomannan on functional constipation in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Yong Han, Lei Zhang, Xiang-Qun Liu, Zhi-Jun Zhao, Lu-Xian Lv

Journal: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2017 May;26(3):471-477.

 

Constipation, a common complaint in children, considerably affects the quality of life. This systematic review assessed the treatment effects of glucomannan on children with constipation by summarising evidence from previous randomised controlled trials (RCTs).

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2017

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Optimizing the Use of Linaclotide in Patients with Constipation-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome: An Expert Consensus Report.
 

Author(s): Enrique Rey, Fermín Mearin, Javier Alcedo, Constanza Ciriza, Silvia Delgado-Aros, Teresa Freitas, Miguel Mascarenhas, Miguel Mínguez, Javier Santos, Jordi Serra

Journal: Adv Ther. 2017 Mar;34(3):587-598.

 

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional bowel disorder characterized by chronic or recurrent abdominal pain in association with defecation or a change in bowel habits. A predominant disorder of bowel habits, IBS is classified into three main subtypes: constipation-predominant ...

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2017

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Naloxegol in Cancer Opioid-Induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2017

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Study of Methylnaltrexone in Opioid-Induced Constipation Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Opioid-induced Constipation

 

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2015

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Clinical Trial on Palliative Cancer Patients With Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2017

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