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Constipation in Children

Constipation in children is a common problem, and is not very easy for parents to deal with. The good news…

There are four main ways of dealing with constipation: change your diet avoid dehydration take more exercise use a laxative….

Causes of Constipation

The causes of constipation are either primary or secondary. Primary causes include dietary factors, colonic motility (activity of movement), absorption…

How the Bowels and Anus Work

To understand constipation, it helps to know how the lower part of the gut works. The colon (large bowel) is…

Constipation

Constipation is difficult to define, and what one person regards as constipation, another person may regard as normal. Some people…

How well do you know your own body? To help you understand your body and the problems you may encounter,…

A Closer Look at: Colonoscopy

If you have symptoms such as persistent diarrhoea or a change in your bowel habits, or bleeding or mucus coming…