Chronic constipation can be caused by many conditions, including lesions or abnormalities in the colon and hormonal changes, according to the Mayo Clinic. Certain medications can also cause it. More »

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Chronic constipation is the lasting, infrequent or difficult passage of bowels, states Mayo Clinic. A person who has fewer than three bowel movements in a week has chronic constipation. The condition may cause straining ... More »

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Poor bowel habits, diet, laxatives, hormonal disorders and colon disease can cause constipation, explains MedicineNet. Central nervous system disorders, pelvic floor dysfunction and medications are additional causes. Slo... More »

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Chronic constipation is the lasting, infrequent or difficult passage of bowels, states Mayo Clinic. A person who has fewer than three bowel movements in a week has chronic constipation. The condition may cause straining ... More »

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The most common symptoms of spastic colon are pain in the abdomen, cramping, gas, bloating, mucus in the stool, diarrhea and constipation, according to the Mayo Clinic. Spastic colon is another term for irritable bowel s... More »

A person who is experiencing changes in their bowel habits, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain such as gas pain or cramps, weight loss for no known cause, tiredness, blood in the stool or vomiting should go in to see... More »

Causes of chronic burping include eating or drinking too fast, talking while eating, drinking carbonated beverages, chewing gum, and smoking, explains Mayo Clinic. Acid reflux, gastroesophageal disease, gastritis and an ... More »

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