- Q Should I be tested for constipation?
If you are suddenly experiencing less frequent or more difficult bowel movements, you may have developed acute constipation. This may be caused by insufficient fiber, fluids, and exercise, or a variety of other reasons. If left untreated, acute... Full Answer
- Q Why do I get constipated when I travel?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyEscaping to a sandy beach or traveling through Europe may seem like a relaxing way to spend your vacation, but there's one part of your body that may be on edge until you return home. Many people complain of constipation when they travel. This common... Full Answer
- Q What are the dietary recommendations for someone with constipation?
Dr. Michael T Murray, Naturopathic MedicineIt is well established that a low-fiber diet causes constipation. Equally well established in treating chronic constipation is the efficacy of dietary changes that increase fiber intake. A high-fiber diet, plentiful fluid consumption, and exercise are an... Full Answer