Constipation

Constipation is a condition in which stool becomes hard, dry, and difficult to pass, and bowel movements don’t happen very often. Other symptoms may include painful bowel movements, and feeling bloated, uncomfortable, and sluggish.

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WHO reports a severe case of avian (bird) flu in Ecuador

WHO reports a severe case of avian (bird) flu in Ecuador

What are the major findings of long COVID research?

What are the major findings of long COVID research?

Study uncovers a strong link between gut bacteria and development of Parkinson’s disease

Study uncovers a strong link between gut bacteria and development of Parkinson’s disease

IBS-related changes revealed using real time recording with a wearable device

IBS-related changes revealed using real time recording with a wearable device

Exploring the effects of dietary fiber on gut microbiome and inflammatory diseases

Exploring the effects of dietary fiber on gut microbiome and inflammatory diseases

The prevalence and risk factors of pediatric post-COVID in a population-based sample

The prevalence and risk factors of pediatric post-COVID in a population-based sample

Study implicates gut microbiome health in Parkinson's disease

Study implicates gut microbiome health in Parkinson's disease

Study: Nearly 1 in 7 Americans regularly experience bloating issues

Study: Nearly 1 in 7 Americans regularly experience bloating issues

Understanding the gut-brain connection in metabolic and neurological disorders

Understanding the gut-brain connection in metabolic and neurological disorders

Repeated emotional stress in mice provokes irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms

Repeated emotional stress in mice provokes irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms

Extensive European study finds very high rates of long-COVID

Extensive European study finds very high rates of long-COVID

Examining how pain could play a direct protective role in the gut

Examining how pain could play a direct protective role in the gut

Neuropilin 2 identified as a novel regulator of distal colonic smooth muscle motility

Neuropilin 2 identified as a novel regulator of distal colonic smooth muscle motility

Breath tests can lead to more personalized therapies for IBS patients

Breath tests can lead to more personalized therapies for IBS patients

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

Designing a new treatment to treat migraine effectively

Designing a new treatment to treat migraine effectively

Review of COVID-19 in children before and after SARS-CoV-2 Delta and Omicron variant emergence

Review of COVID-19 in children before and after SARS-CoV-2 Delta and Omicron variant emergence

New technology can capture stray ovarian cancer cells from a simple blood test

New technology can capture stray ovarian cancer cells from a simple blood test

Exploring a paralytic poliomyelitis case in an unvaccinated person

Exploring a paralytic poliomyelitis case in an unvaccinated person

UC San Diego Health first to offer new injectable medication to patients with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis

UC San Diego Health first to offer new injectable medication to patients with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis