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

Treatment of constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome by focusing on the liver in terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Qianwen Li, Fengbin Liu, Zhengkun Hou, Di Luo

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2013 Oct;33(5):562-71.

 

To assess the efficacy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) on constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome by focusing on the liver.

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2014

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Last Updated: 9 Jan 2014

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Effect of the consumption of a cheese enriched with probiotic organisms (Bifidobacterium lactis bi-07) in improving symptoms of constipation.
 

Author(s): Diane Cássia Favretto, Bruna Pontin, Thaís Rodrigues Moreira

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;50(3):196-201.

 

Constipation is a very common symptom in the general population. One way of non-pharmacological treatment of constipation is through the addition of probiotics to food. Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate de effect of the consumption of a fresh cheese, enriched with ...

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2013

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The terms "Constipation" returned 90 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Novel therapies for constipation.
 

Author(s): Sreedhari Thayalasekeran, Hani Ali, Her-Hsin Tsai

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Dec;19(45):8247-51.

 

Constipation is a common medical problem and when standard laxatives fail it can be difficult to treat. Different aetiologies require tailored therapeutic approaches. Simple constipation may only require dietary manipulation while severe neurological or slow transit constipation may ...

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2013

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A systematic review of the economic and humanistic burden of illness in irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation.
 

Author(s): Dave Nellesen, Kimberly Yee, Anita Chawla, Barbara Edelman Lewis, Robyn T Carson

Journal: J Manag Care Pharm. ;19(9):755-64.

 

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and chronic constipation (CC) are common functional gastrointestinal disorders affecting 14% and 20% of the U.S. population, respectively. Reviews of the evidence on the burden of illness associated with IBS and CC have not been comprehensive in scope ...

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2013

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[The Tibetan formula Padma Lax in medical practice: a retrospective case series study in constipation including 174 patients].
 

Author(s): Bernhard Uehleke, Simona Zahradnicek, Cecile Vennos

Journal: Forsch Komplementmed. 2013 ;20 Suppl 2():8-13.

 

The Tibetan Medicine Padma Lax has been approved in Switzerland for the treatment of constipation and bloating for over 40 years. In this study, data on the application in medical practice, as well as on effectiveness in various constipation-related symptoms and on safety and tolerability, ...

Last Updated: 17 Jul 2013

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Lubiprostone in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis Associated Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Multiple Sclerosis; Constipation

 

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2011

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Efficacy of Sacral Nerve Modulation in Severe Refractory Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2014

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Pilot Study of the Effect of Lactulose on Post Caesarean Section Constipation
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation; Abdominal Pain; Nausea; Vomiting

 

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2011

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