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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

An Oral PAMORA Effective for Constipation in Cancer An Oral PAMORA Effective for Constipation in Cancer
For the first time, there are phase 3 clinical trial data on a peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist (PAMORA) for opioid-induced constipation in cancer patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Ardelyx's constipation drug succeeds in late-stage trial
(Reuters) - Ardelyx Inc said on Wednesday a second late-stage trial of its experimental drug for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) met the main goal of reducing abdominal pain and increasing bowel movement. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

London IBS sufferer finds probiotic that works
EXCLUSIVE: Sam Jones, 30, from London suffered severe stomach cramps, bloating and constipation. Then she found science-backed Symprove, which has given her a new lease of life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Do I Constantly Get Constipated?
Title: Why Do I Constantly Get Constipated?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/28/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 28, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Biofeedback Therapy in Functional Constipation Biofeedback Therapy in Functional Constipation
Is biofeedback therapy an effective tool in the management of dyssynergic defecation and functional constipation?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

How to Get Rid of Constipation
Title: How to Get Rid of ConstipationCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 22, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Pelvic Floor Society statement -- use of mesh surgeries for constipation & rectal prolapse
(Wiley) In light of ongoing concerns by the media and the public surrounding the use of mesh in women with pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence, the Pelvic Floor Society has issued a consensus statement addressing the use of mesh for the treatment of constipation and rectal prolapse (via a surgical procedure called ventral mesh rectopexy, or VMR). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Naloxegol Has No Effect on Opioid Dose in Opioid - Tied Constipation
Centrally - mediated analgesia was maintained during treatment with naloxegol in noncancer pain, OIC (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Geriatrics, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Constipation: Foods to Eat, Foods to Avoid
Title: Constipation: Foods to Eat, Foods to AvoidCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 9/17/2015 1:55:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 7:26:06 PM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 19, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Gut health: How often YOU should go to the loo and laxative advice revealed
CONSTIPATION, irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea are common health complaints, doctors have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Furore Over Ketogenic Diet
[Guardian] It is the latest weight loss fad in town. Some Nigerians have successfully used ketogenic or keto diet to achieve weight loss, but leaving them with sagging skin. Recent studies have shown that ketogenic diet, which is high in fat, could also help beat epilepsy and seizures, increase lifespan, and boost memory. However, there are fears that these benefits may come at a cost- constipation and kidney stones. CHUKWUMA MUANYA (Assistant Editor) and STANLEY AKPUNONU write. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What Proteins Cause Cow ’ s Milk Protein Allergy?
Discussion Cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is one of the most common food allergies. It is estimated to have an incidence of 2-7.5% in infants and a prevalence of 0.5% in breastfeed infants. The prevalence decreases with age at 1% in children> or = 6 years. CMPA does not have a laboratory test and therefore is a clinical diagnosis. It is defined as a “hypersensitivity reaction brought on by specific immunologic mechanisms to cow’s milk.” Generally symptoms present within the first month of life and involve 2 of more systems with 2 or more symptoms. Systems are dermatologic (including atopic der...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 11, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Could a Mediterranean diet be as good as drugs for acid reflux?
Conclusion The results of this relatively small cohort study seem to show that a plant-based Mediterranean diet with alkaline water is equally good as PPI medication at treating acid reflux symptoms when people also follow standard advice to cut out certain things from their diet. This might suggest that the first port of call for people with gastro-oesophageal reflux could be to try a Mediterranean diet before going on PPI medication, to avoid potential side effects. There are, however, some limitations to this research: Cohort studies can only show links and cannot prove definite cause and effect, and retrospective coh...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Source Type: news

Toilet break warning: THIS appearing in your poo could be a sign of a serious gut problem
TOILET breaks can often indicate the state of of your health, with constipation, diarrhoea and blood in your stools a sign there is a potentially serious issue with your gut. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advocating for Bridget: Coping with Hirschsprung ’s disease
On June 20, Bridget Landry celebrated a very special day with a hearty steak dinner. But it wasn’t her birthday. Instead, the 10-year-old and her family were marking the sixth anniversary of the day her ostomy bag was removed. As she enjoyed her meal, her parents, Carl and Laura, marveled at just how far their daughter had come. “For her first birthday, she couldn’t even take a bite of cake,” remembers Carl. Bridget’s first few months of life were similar to those of most infants: She had a typical birth, nursed and met all her milestones. Yet at six months, her parents began to notice somethi...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - August 31, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation Dr. Samuel Nurko Dr. Tom Jaksic Hirschsprung's disease Motility and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Center Source Type: news

Glitter tongues can give you stomach ache and constipation
The bizarre craze of people glittering their tongues has become popular with festival goers. But a doctor said glitter can contain bacteria and cause gastrointestinal illnesses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital HORRORS: Cancer patient poisoned with chemo, then left HALF-NAKED on gurney for 13 hours after blood became infected
(Natural News) Chemotherapy is no joke. This toxic chemical treatment has debilitating side effects, including anemia, bleeding, infections, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, constipation, hair loss, mouth sores and extreme fatigue, to name just a few. Imagine trying to deal with all that and then being left lying “half-naked” on a hospital gurney in the corridor... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer warning: Three worrying reasons for YOUR constipation
CANCER can be indicated be constipation, among other symptoms. Diet, medication and IBS are some of the other causes for struggling to pass stools. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Modern life is making Americans constipated
A recent survey conducted by the American Gastroenterological Association shows that 16 percent of Americans and one third of people over 60 experience chronic constipation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nova Scotia doctor disciplined in 'death by 1,000 laxatives' case
A doctor in Windsor, N.S., treated Isabel Palmeter's intense abdominal pain as constipation until physicians in Halifax discovered a cancerous tumour. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Pregnancy constipation: Are stool softeners safe?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS cure? Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms could be cured with THIS diet
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. Now experts have said a diet high in protein could ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms? THIS diet could help soothe IBS and gut inflammation
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. Now experts have said a diet high in protein could ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 13 Home remedies to relieve constipation naturally
Constipation is a common problem that can affect anyone. In this article, learn about 13 different home remedies that can help treat constipation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

The Use of Bowel Protocols in Critically Ill Adult Patients The Use of Bowel Protocols in Critically Ill Adult Patients
Bowel protocols are often used to treat constipation in critically ill patients -- but how much do we know about their impact on patient outcomes?Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome breakthrough - experts reveal THIS could be causing IBS
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach pain symptoms - the warning signs YOUR condition is serious
STOMACH pain - or having a stomach ache - is a common ailments and can be triggered by trapped wind or constipation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation or low sex drive? Why YOU might be deficient in THIS vital substance
VITAMIN and minerals deficiency can have a big impact on health - contributing to issues such as constipation and lack of sex drive. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation or loss of sex drive? Why YOU might be deficient in THIS vital substance
VITAMIN and minerals deficiency can have a big impact on health - contributing to issues such as constipation and lack of sex drive. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coughing and constipation? You could be suffering from THIS rare whole-body cancer
COUGHING and constipation are two of the symptoms of soft tissue sarcomas - a group of rare cancers that can appear anywhere in the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Eases Chronic Constipation in SSc (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Prucalopride produces more motility, fewer GI symptoms (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - June 30, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Pain during sex and constipation? YOU could be suffering pelvic floor dysfunction
PAIN during sexual intercourse and constipation are two of the issues that can arise from suffering pelvic floor dysfunction. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome - breakthrough as experts reveal THIS could be causing IBS
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation cure - how YOUR diet could be causing symptoms of bowel condition
CONSTIPATION is not an uncommon issue - an estimated one in seven adults, and up to one in every three children in the UK, will experience symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation cure: Doctor explains why YOU could be experiencing symptoms
CONSTIPATION is not an uncommon issue - an estimated one in seven adults, and up to one in every three children in the UK, will experience symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes Urinary Hesitancy?
Discussion “Hesitancy” denotes difficulty in initiating voiding when the child is ready to void,” according to the International Children’s Continence Society. It is not seen that often in pediatrics in isolation, but is commonly associated with other symptoms such as dysuria, frequency, abdominal or anal pain which may indicate common problems such as a urinary tract infection, vaginal/perineal irritation, or constipation. Communication problems can also confound the accuracy of the history as patients and families can have a difficult time describing the urinary problem they are experiencing or ma...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 19, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome CURE? THIS four week diet plan could also be key to weight loss
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - which has symptoms including constipation and bloating, could be a thing of the past - after results of a new study were revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Crohn's Cause Constipation?
Title: Can Crohn's Cause Constipation?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/15/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 15, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Abdominal X-rays Decreased in Children With Constipation Abdominal X-rays Decreased in Children With Constipation
A simple, cost-effective intervention decreased rates of unnecessary abdominal X-rays in children seen in the ED for constipation, a new study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Risk of aspirin-related bleeding is higher in the over-75s
Conclusion This valuable cohort study helps to quantify the extent of bleeding risk in people taking aspirin for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Aspirin is well known to carry bleeding risk – particularly in older adults – but this study suggests the risk may be higher than previously thought. The researchers say that for adults under the age of 75, the annual bleeding risk at around 1% is similar to that suggested by previous trials, as is the ratio of bleeds to the number of cardiovascular events. However, this risk increases for older adults, especially for major bleeds of the stomach and upp...
Source: NHS News Feed - June 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medication Older people Source Type: news

Doctors remove 28 pounds of feces from constipated man
Chinese doctors removed 28 pounds of feces from the bowels of a 22-year-old man who was reportedly constipated since birth. It is believed the patient had Hirschsprung ’s disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news