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Health Effects Associated With Chronic Constipation and Foods That Help Relieve It

Chronic Constipation

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  • Fifteen to 20 percent of the general population experience chronic constipation, characterized by hard, dry and difficult to pass stools, and/or having less than three bowel movements per week


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