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

Factors related to acupuncture response in patients with chronic severe functional constipation: Secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial.
 

Author(s): Xingyue Yang, Yan Liu, Bing Liu, Liyun He, Zhishun Liu, Yanshi Yan, Jia Liu, Baoyan Liu

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Acupuncture has been demonstrated to be effective and safe for chronic severe functional constipation (CSFC). However, which patients with CSFC will have a better response to acupuncture remains unclear.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Constipation" returned 136 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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: 31 Dec 1969

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Positive Effect of Probiotics on Constipation in Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Six Randomized Controlled Trials.
 

Author(s): Ruixue Huang, Jianan Hu

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Context: Constipation in children is a prevalent, burdensome, and psychologically important pediatric issue, the treatment of which remains a global challenge. The use of probiotics has been reported for management of the gastrointestinal microbiota. Objective: This study reviewed ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Naloxegol and Opioid-induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation; Constipation Drug Induced

 

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2017

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Naloxegol in Cancer Opioid-Induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2017

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