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Vermont Consulting Suites
Level 3/5a, Vermont South Medical Centre
645-647 Burwood Highway
Vermont South Vic 3133
(Infrequent bowel motions)
Constipation is a common complaint. Most of the time it is simple but rarely it may be a sign of more serious problem.
Constipation applies to a range of symptoms:
What causes constipation?
Most of the time it is due to inadequate intake of both fiber and fluid.
Other factors that aggravate constipation:
What is the treatment of constipation?
Your surgeon will need a clear understanding of its underlying cause.
Most patients are treated successfully by adding high fiber foods like bran, shredded wheat, whole grain breads and certain fruits and vegetables to their diet, along with increased fluids.
Drink 6 – 8 glasses of water a day
A careful evaluation, including a history and physical, biochemical tests and likely endoscopic tests will be required.
After careful consideration of the findings, Mr Jootun can design a personalized approach to best address your needs and symptoms.