Functional constipation affects the QoL of children

October 13, 2020

This review underscores the negative impact of constipation on children’s well-being and identifies factors associated with lower health-related quality of life in children.

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Topics: functional constipation, quality of life

Talk about constipation!

August 11, 2020

Sun Jung Oh et al present one of the largest cross-sectional, population based online surveys in the US with the aim to determine the prevalence and predictors of individuals seeking healthcare for their constipation and the use of and satisfaction with over-the-counter medications in treating constipation.

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Topics: bowel disorder, constipation, functional constipation

Functional constipation in adults and children

March 18, 2020

Functional constipation is more common than you may think, up to 9.5 % of children and 14% of adults worldwide are affected. Functional constipation is when there is no known underlying cause such as a neurogenic or organic disease.


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Topics: functional bowel, bowel disorder, functional constipation