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  • What do we know about constipation?

The article provides an overview of constipation, a condition characterized by difficulty passing stool, which can lead to various symptoms such as pain, bloating, and nausea. Causes of constipation include lack of fiber, physical inactivity, certain medications, and medical conditions like irritable bowel syndrome or hypothyroidism. Treatment options range from lifestyle changes like increasing fiber intake and exercise to medical treatments like laxatives. It also discusses constipation in specific populations like infants and pregnant individuals, along with complications and when to seek medical attention. Additionally, the article addresses common questions about constipation treatment and management.

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Palliative Care: Easing Non-Pain Physical Symptoms

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