Constipation Articles A-Z
Constipation Causes - Constipation Relief
This page contains links to eMedTV Constipation Articles containing information on subjects from Constipation Causes to Constipation Relief. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Constipation Causes
This eMedTV article explains the many possible constipation causes, such as not exercising enough, not getting enough fiber, and not drinking enough fluids. This page also covers other causes, including medications, diseases, and abuse of laxatives.
- Constipation in Children
As this eMedTV segment explains, children with constipation can often find relief by eating enough fiber and drinking water. This article provides more information on why your son or daughter may be constipated, and offers a list of symptoms.
- Constipation in the Elderly
Constipation is more common in the elderly than it is in younger people. This eMedTV resource discusses this topic in more detail by providing questions that can help you determine whether you are constipated and what to do about it.
- Constipation Information
As this eMedTV article explains, constipation can cause difficult bowel movements and hard, dry stool. This article offers more information on constipation, including what causes it and what you can do to prevent it.
- Constipation Relief
Lifestyle changes, such as daily exercise and drinking enough fluids, can help with constipation relief. This eMedTV site outlines several suggestions, like increasing fiber intake, that can help you stay regular.