Common Causes of Constipation

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that leads to stomach pain and can affect bowel movements, causing constipation for some. Talk to your doctor if you have a sensitive stomach or think you may have IBS.

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January 10, 2014

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July 1, 2014