Constipation is a long-term condition that can impair quality of life and well-being. Living with constipation affects not only those who suffer but also many others, especially family members and friends. It also touches on relationships in the classroom, in the workplace, or in social interactions.

It takes skills and strengths to deal with a challenging digestive condition like constipation. It means being a kind of active researcher, always looking for what does and does not help, hurt, and work best.

It is important to understand the condition and to advocate for better health. If you or a friend or loved one has constipation, it is also important to understand that you are not alone with this diagnosis. Join the discussion with others affected by constipation.

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