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Constipation is Often a Preventable Emergency

Constipation is Often a Preventable Emergency

It's not a dinner table topic of conversation and the word itself may elicit a teenage giggle, but constipation is very common and can cause severe discomfort and abdominal pain. Constipation affects about 15 percent of the population and is more common among people over age 65. Constipation can lead to such [...]

Created by Deborah Balzer

Dr. Michael Camilleri-b-roll

Michael Camilleri, M.D., Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology b-roll

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Michael Camilleri, b-roll

Michael Camilleri, M.D., Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology b-roll

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Michael Camilleri-hydration/fiber (:49)

Michael Camilleri, M.D., Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology discusses issues surrounding constipation and the need for hydration and fiber. “People need to hydrate well…. …include fiber in the diet.” (:49)

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Michael Camilleri-Concerns (:33)

Michael Camilleri, M.D., Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology discusses issues surrounding constipation and how often people should expect to have a bowl movement. “People should be concerned if they go four or five days with out a bowel movement ….common system” (:33)

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Michael Camilleri-Issues (:34 )

Michael Camilleri, M.D., discusses issues surrounding constipation. “sometimes constipation can lead to severe abdominal pain and some patients experience so much pain in their abdomen they may to to the emergency room…. ….individual patient needs.” (:34 )

Created by Dave Hansen

Weekend Wellness: Talk to doctor before taking stool softener for chronic constipation

Weekend Wellness: Talk to doctor before taking stool softener for chronic constipation

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are the long-term side effects of taking a stool softener daily? It is the only thing that keeps me regular, and when I have tried taking it every-other-day, it’s not effective. ANSWER: At this time, no research has examined the specific long-term side effects of taking [...]

Created by lizatorborg

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious? Labor and delivery: Pain medications Lead poisoning Try these quick, fun breakfast options Over-the-counter laxatives for constipation: Use with caution

Created by Dana Sparks

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