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How long does constipation last?

Can’t poop? It’s not just you! According to the Mayo Clinic, constipation is defined as having fewer than three bowel motions per week and affects about 4 million Americans often. While occasional blockages are common, a variety of painful symptoms can result from constipation and chronic constipation. Pratima Dibba, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist identifies some of the medications and supplements that can cause constipation. She also explains how to tell if your constipation is acute or chronic. Read the article here.