U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



Concerned About Constipation?

Nearly everyone becomes constipated at one time or another. It helps to know what causes it, how to prevent it, and how to treat it.

Review Date: June 01, 2015

NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center

What I Need to Know About Constipation

This easy-to-read consumer health information booklet contains basic information about the causes of constipation and provides nutrition advice for alleviating the problem.

Review Date: April 02, 2015

NIH National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

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