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Medical News Today: Natural remedies for constipation
We look at some possible natural alternatives to laxatives for people looking to have a bowel movement. We also look at when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Constipation Source Type: news

Digestive problems? These 5p a day supplements could cure bloating
CONSTIPATION pain and bloating can make your stomach feel stretched and uncomfortable. But, taking these cheap probiotic supplements everyday could help to boost your immune system and help with digestion. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid Receptor Antagonists Safe for Opioid-Induced Constipation (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Prescription-strength laxatives slightly better than placebo in meta-analysis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Constipation pain? This simple exercise could help get rid of bloating
CONSTIPATION pain is very common and affects people of all ages. While simple diet changes could help to treat the condition, this exercise could help to get rid of painful stomach bloating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard Handley: 'Gross failures' in constipation death
Richard Handley had 10kg of faeces removed from his digestive system shortly before he died. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms? This 70p ingredient could aid digestive troubles and alleviate nausea
IBS, which is short for irritable bowel syndrome, is a common condition that affects the digestive system. Symptoms can include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. But a 70p ingredient could offer relief - and these other herbs and spices could assist with a range of health concerns. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the Difference Between an Association and a Syndrome?
Discussion VATER association was first described in the 1970s with additional congenital malformations being added to the association so it is most often called VACTERL association. It is a highly heterogeneous, overlapping condition estimated to occur in ~1/10,000-40,000 births. The cause is unknown. In animal models, some signaling pathway gene mutations have phenotypes of VACTERL association. Experts suggest that patients having at least 2 components should be further evaluated (at least 3 for diagnosis) for VACTERL and other diseases in its differential diagnosis. There are more than 30 syndromes, mutations and diseas...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Bloating symptoms - how to get rid of constipation revealed
CONSTIPATION pain could be eased by making subtle changes to your lifestyle. The condition causes stomach pain and can leave you feeling bloated. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HealthWatch: FDA Calls For Re-Packaging Of Popular Antidiarrheal Drug
BOSTON (CBS) — Imodium is a popular over-the-counter medication used to treat diarrhea, but the FDA is calling on changes to Imodium’s packaging due to concerns about abuse of the drug. Health officials say high doses can lead to serious cardiac problems and even death. The active ingredient in Imodium, loperamide, has opioid-like effects and some people use it to get a quick high or to help minimize withdrawal symptoms from other opioids, which requires large doses which not only causes debilitating constipation but also potentially fatal heart rhythms and even death. The FDA hopes that if Imodium is offered i...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Uncategorized Dr. Mallika Marshall FDA Source Type: news

Is YOUR poo normal? What your the colour and consistency of your stool says about you
POO can tell you a lot about how healthy your body is. Constipation, bowel infections and diet could all impact your stool - this is what to look out for after you ’ve used the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poo - constipation or a bowel infection? What does your stool say about you?
POO can tell you a lot about how healthy your body is. Constipation, bowel infections and diet could all impact your stool - this is what to look out for after you ’ve used the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poo: What does your stool say about you? Consistency could indicate these conditions
POO can tell you a lot about how healthy your body is. Constipation, bowel infections and diet could all impact your stool - this is what to look out for after you ’ve used the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you suffer from IBS symptoms? You could be deficient in this vitamin
IBS is a common condition that affects the digestive system. Symptoms include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. While it ’s usually a lifelong problem, it could be a sign of a vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plecanatide Gets FDA Nod for IBS With Constipation in Adults Plecanatide Gets FDA Nod for IBS With Constipation in Adults
Plecanatide, already approved for chronic idiopathic constipation in adults, gets FDA approval for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation in adults.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

Magnesium deficiency: The six signs to spot including constipation and high blood pressure
MAGNESIUM is involved with over 300 metabolic processes in our bodies, but how do you know if you ’ve got a deficiency? A nutritionist has revealed how to reap all the mineral’s benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Trulance (plecanatide) for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) in Adults
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE) January 25, 2018 -- Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Trulance (plecanatide) 3 mg tablet for the once-daily treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - January 25, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Stomach pain? It could be a sign of this serious gut infection - here's how to check
STOMACH pain can be a sign of several mild conditions - trapped wind, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea or food poisoning. But it can also be a symptom of a more serious gut infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation death 'wholly preventable'
An inquest hears a man had 10kg of faeces removed from his digestive system shortly before he died. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is senna tea safe to drink?
A look at senna tea, which is used for many reasons including constipation relief. Included is detail on drug interactions and the potential side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut
When I was traveling in India, I had the privilege of studying Ayurvedic medicine with traditional Master Healers. Surrounded by lakes, oceans and mountains, Kerala, India, is the birthplace of Ayurveda medicine. My plane landed in Mumbai. From there, I made the 800-mile trip to Kerala down on the southwestern-most tip of the Indian peninsula. With origins dating back 6,000 years, Kerala is the birthplace of Ayurvedic medicine. I spent a lot of time at the AyurMana or “ancient healing house.” This is the oldest existing school of Ayurvedic medicine in the world. It was there that I observed how quickly...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Natural Cures anxiety arthritis Cancer celiac disease chronic fatigue depression diabetes digestive issues fibromyalgia leaky gut multiple sclerosis schizophrenia Source Type: news

Electrical Stimulation Beneficial in Pediatric Functional Constipation Electrical Stimulation Beneficial in Pediatric Functional Constipation
Interferential electrical stimulation of the lower abdomen and lower back is a useful adjuvant to pelvic floor muscle exercises for relieving functional constipation in children, researchers from Iran report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Magnetically applied MicroRNAs could one day help relieve constipation
(Thomas Jefferson University) Micro metal beads and magnets help deliver a biologic where it's needed to improve constipation or rectoanal incontinence in animal models of the disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ask Well: Is There a Downside to Going Gluten-Free if You ’ re Healthy?
A gluten-free or grain-free diet can pose risks for someone who is not highly sensitive to gluten. Such a diet is also unlikely to provide benefits. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SOPHIE EGAN Tags: Gluten Celiac Disease Diet and Nutrition Obesity Fiber (Dietary) Constipation Weight Tests (Medical) Grain Source Type: news

Constipation (Relief, Home Remedies, Treatment Medications)
Title: Constipation (Relief, Home Remedies, Treatment Medications)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 5, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Treatments cost effective for chronic constipation
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - January 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Constipation warning: Why you shouldn’t ignore bloating and pain - it could be THIS
CONSTIPATION is often accompanied by stomach pain and bloating. While it is usually down to diet, it may be triggered by cancer and diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals to be acquired in $1.2B deal
Global pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt Plc (NYSE: MNK) has entered an agreement to buy Rockville ’s Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMP) for $1.2 billion, including debt. U.K.-based Mallinckrodt, which has its U.S. headquarters in the St. Louis area, is making the purchase to gain access to Sucampo’s flagship drug, Amitiza, which treats constipation. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018. "With the addition of its significant resources and expertise, we believe Mallinckrodt is… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Drew Hansen Source Type: news

Mallinckrodt To Acquire Sucampo Pharmaceuticals For Approximately $1.2 Billion
Immediately accretive transaction includes development and commercial assets including AMITIZA® (lubiprostone), a leading product in branded constipation market Mallinckrodt expects accretion to 2018 adjusted diluted earnings per share of at least $... Biopharmaceuticals, Mergers & Acquisitions Mallinckrodt, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals to be acquired in $1.2B deal
Global pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt Plc (NYSE: MNK) has entered an agreement to buy Rockville ’s Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMP) for $1.2 billion including debt. U.K.-based Mallinckrodt, which has its U.S. headquarters in the St. Louis area, is making the purchase to gain access to Sucampo’s flagship drug, Amitiza, which treats constipation. The deal is expected to close i n the first quarter of 2018. "With the addition of its significant resources and expertise, we believe Mallinckrodt is… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 26, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Drew Hansen Source Type: news

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals to be acquired in $1.2B deal
Global pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt Plc (NYSE: MNK) has entered an agreement to buy Rockville ’s Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMP) for $1.2 billion including debt. U.K.-based Mallinckrodt, which has its U.S. headquarters in the St. Louis area, is making the purchase to gain access to Sucampo’s flagship drug, Amitiza, which treats constipation. The deal is expected to close i n the first quarter of 2018. "With the addition of its significant resources and expertise, we believe Mallinckrodt is… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 26, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Drew Hansen Source Type: news

Constipation cure: Five cheap foods from 13p to add to your diet to help ease pain
CONSTIPATION is a common problem in the UK, and symptoms can became a particular problem around Christmas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is DIOS?
Discussion Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane receptor (CFTR). It is found in the epithelium of the bronchi, intestine, pancreatic duct and biliary tree. It regulates chloride, bicarbonate and water secretion. The heterozygous state helps prevent against secretory diarrhea, but the homozygous state causes thickened secretions in the hollow tubes of the lungs and digestive tract. There are multiple mutations (> 2000) which have been currently classified into classes depending on their protein production and activity. CF patients generally are l...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 18, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Stomach bloating? THIS unlikely winter dessert could PREVENT constipation
STOMACH bloating is one of the symptoms of constipation. However, adding an unlikely dessert to your diet could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Remedies for ulcerative colitis constipation
Some people with ulcerative colitis experience frequent constipation. Learn about the treatment options, including magnesium and castor oil. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Elusive Diagnosis of Acute Intermittent Porphyria in a Teenage Girl Elusive Diagnosis of Acute Intermittent Porphyria in a Teenage Girl
Abdominal pain and hyponatremia in a 16-year-old girl with constipation and disordered eating confounded the diagnosis of a much less common condition, acute intermittent porphyria (AIP), according to a case report published online December 5 in Pediatrics.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

12 Best Foods to Eat for Constipation Relief
Title: 12 Best Foods to Eat for Constipation ReliefCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/28/2013 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - December 6, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Naldemedine for Opioid-Induced Constipation Naldemedine for Opioid-Induced Constipation
This peripherally-acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist is showing promise in patients with cancer and opioid-induced constipation.Journal of Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 4, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

6 Questions You MUST Ask Before Checking into Rehab: An Interview with VH1 Addiction Counselor Bob Forrest
The gentleman on the other end of the telephone line has seen the best and worst of humanity and has soared and stumbled, struggled and survived. He emerged from the throes of addiction to claim a new identity; Rehab Bob. According to his website, “Bob Forrest lived a drug-fueled life in the L.A. indie rock scene of the ’80s and ’90s as the frontman for Thelonious Monster. He was known as one of the worst junkies in Hollywood at the time. But after 24 stints in rehab, he finally got sober in 1996. Since then he has dedicated his life to becoming a drug counselor who specializes in reaching the u...
Source: Psych Central - November 24, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW Tags: Addictions Interview Substance Abuse Treatment Addiction Recovery Alcoholism Celebrity Rehab Drug rehabilitation opiate addiction opioid crisis Source Type: news

IBS symptoms reduced by eating THIS 9p vegetable - added fibre the KEY to diet cure
IBS symptoms include diarrhoea and constipation, but they could be reduced by changing the amount of fibre in patients ’ diet. Carrots could be the key to reducing Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms could be reduced by eating more of THIS 9p vegetable
IBS symptoms include diarrhoea and constipation, but they could be reduced by changing the amount of fibre in patients ’ diet. Carrots could be the key to reducing Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation and Cancer
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Best supplements for digestion: Brush your teeth with THIS after dinner to STOP bloating
DIGESTION is a delicate process that could easily leave you with diarrhoea, constipation or bloating. However, taking probiotic supplements can ensure everything functions smoothly. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the top essential oils for constipation?
A look at the best essential oils for constipation. Included is a look at the facts of constipation and common reasons for the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of konjac?
In this article, learn about the potential health benefits of konjac, including diabetes management, lowering cholesterol, and treating constipation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Pharmacotherapies for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation Pharmacotherapies for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
This study compared the efficacy of several classes of agents used in the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation. Is any clearly superior?Gut (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Practical preparation for your hysterectomy – Irmagean ’ s story
The post Practical preparation for your hysterectomy – Irmagean’s story appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. Irmagean shares some practical preparation and knowledge of her hysterectomy earlier this year. In 2011 I was referred to an OB to discuss my heavy periods as a result of fibroids, at that time she suggested an IUD. While it was good having no periods with the IUD, I was having a period every day with light bleeding which required a light panty liner. I removed the IUD after a few months. In 2013 I changed family doctor as my previous one moved. I was referred to another OB. He suggested Fibristal...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 3, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Your Stories bilateral salpingo oophorectomy fibroids total abdominal hysterectomy Source Type: news

Cancer treatment side effects: Coping with diarrhoea, constipation and acid indigestion
Author KAREN McMILLAN and chef SAM MANNERING reveal how to deal with the side effects of chemotherapy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug safety update: Clozapine: reminder of potentially fatal risk of intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction, and paralytic ileus
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a drug safety update for Clozapine. If constipation occurs during treatment with clozapine (Clozaril, Denzapine, Zaponex), it (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - October 30, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Trouble With Constipation? One Simple Step May Help
Title: Trouble With Constipation? One Simple Step May HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - October 17, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Trouble With Number Twos? One Simple Step May Help
MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 -- If you're constipated, try grabbing a small footstool before you plunk yourself down on the potty, a new study suggests. Most Westerners sit down on the proverbial throne the way they would sit on a chair, but a novel... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news