Constipation

Constipation Overview Constipation means hard stools that are difficult to pass or a sense of incomplete emptying after trying a bowel movement. Constipation usually is defined as fewer than three bowel movements per week. Severe constipation is defined as less than one bowel movement per week.  At the extreme end of the constipation spectrum is… Read More Constipation

Diarrhea – Often resolves without specific treatment

Diarrhea means an increased frequency or decreased consistency of bowel movements; Diarrhea best correlates with an increase in stool weight; stool weights above 10oz (300 gs) per day generally indicates diarrhea. Diarrhea is also classified by physicians into acute, which lasts one or two weeks, and chronic, which continues for longer than 2 or 3… Read More Diarrhea – Often resolves without specific treatment