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Constipation Often Simple to Treat|
Constipation is more common with age, but doesn’t have to be. Simple changes in diet and activity levels can make a difference.
Constipation occurs when a person has three or fewer bowel movements in a week. The stool is hard and dry and sometimes painful to pass.
At one time or another almost everyone becomes constipated. In most cases, it lasts for a short time and is not serious.
Try these suggestions for avoiding constipation: