Constipation treatments include dietary and lifestyle changes, fiber supplements, and laxatives. Sometimes prescription medicines and therapies such as biofeedback may be tried. Rarely, surgery may be necessary for carefully defined neuromuscular abnormalities.

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Successful relationships with healthcare providers are an important part of managing life with a long-term digestive disorder.

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