Chronic constipation

Chronic constipation: Constipation for longer than three months with fewer than 3 bowel movements per week, straining, lumpy or hard stools, and a sensation of anorectal obstruction or incomplete defecation. ...1

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Complications of Chronic constipation

Some long term complications of constipation include haemorrhoids, diverticular disease, faecal impaction and rectal prolapse. ...Source: Queensland Health2 ...

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Causes List: Chronic constipation

Some of the causes of the condition may include:3 Causes of Chronic Constipation:

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Causes List for Chronic constipation

Some possible causes of Chronic constipation or similar disorders may include:4

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Prevention of Chronic constipation

Eating, Diet, and Nutrition: To prevent constipation, a diet with 20 to 35 grams of fiber each day helps the body form soft, bulky stool that is easier to pass. High-fiber foods include beans, whole grains and bran cereals ...5

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References

  1. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  2. Source: Queensland Health: conditions.health.qld.gov.au/ HealthCondition/ condition/ 9/ 46/ 31/ constipation
  3. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ urologic-diseases/ perineal-injury-males

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