-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Constipation is characterized by producing
fewer bowel movements than you typically do, or by producing bowel
movements that are difficult or painful to pass.
The U.S. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
says risk factors for constipation include:
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