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Constipation

Constipation refers to infrequent or hard to pass bowel movements. Symptoms may include painful defecation and fecal impaction, which can progress to bowel obstruction and become life threatening.

Contact us regarding constipation if:

  • You’re not having a bowel movement every day
  • You constantly feel bloated
  • You have unexplained weight gain
  • You experience continued abdominal pain
  • You feel it’s changing your quality of life
  • A change in diet still doesn’t help
  • You have a bowel movement but still feel constipated
  • You’ve tried an over the counter remedy more than once
  • There is bleeding after bowel movement due to excessive straining