Constipation in the Elderly
Infrequent bowel movements or difficulty passing stool persisting for several weeks.
Caring for a Senior with Chronic Constipation
It is normal to be constipated from time to time, but when this condition lasts for a prolonged period or worsens significantly, it can be extremely uncomfortable and even require medical attention.2 Comments
The Bedtime Combo that Keeps Me "Regular"
I hate being constipated, and I suspect you feel that way, too. Here's my secret recipe that spells R-E-L-I-E-F.5 Comments
Constipation: What Causes It and How Is It Treated?
Constipation is defined as having a bowel movement fewer than three times per week. Why do elderly people get constipated and what can be done to alleviate it?0 Comments
Caring for a Loved One with Fecal Incontinence
Millions of adults have bowel control problems, but most are reluctant to talk about this condition and seek help. Get the information you need to start the discussion, explore treatment options and help your loved one improve their quality of life.8 Comments
300-500mg of Magnesium citrate to keep bowels moving OR NOT?4 Answers
Any suggestions for dealing with constipation?6 Answers
My 96 yr old mother is in an assisted living facility. She calls me daily complaining about her need to have a bowel movement.4 Answers
MIL is up every hour during the night to try to move her bowels or force "tingle". Any advice?3 Answers