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.
- Treatment Overview
- Bowel Retraining
- Dietary Fiber
- Fruit Juice
- Hirschsprung’s disease
- Newer Medications
- Tips on Finding a Healthcare Provider
- Doctor visit worksheet
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