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How is constipation linked to Alzheimer's and Attention Deficit Disorder?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Alzheimer’s patients have that gunky substance beta-amyloid around the neurons of their gut, so they get lots of constipation. Kids with attention deficit disorder (ADD) also have constipation problems because they have trouble with nerve communication, meaning they have ADD of the gut.
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