Constipation: Treating Starts with Understanding

If you suffer from constipation, you may not realize it, but you are most definitely not alone. In fact, constipation accounts for nearly 2.5 million physician visits per year; which makes it the most common digestive complaint, outnumbering all other chronic digestive conditions. Sufferers commonly use laxatives to treat their constipation symptoms; use of laxatives…

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The Importance of Having a Screening Colonoscopy at Age 50

Besides skin cancer, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer found in both men and women in the United States. Screening colonoscopies can help prevent colorectal cancer and find it early. The American Cancer Society most recent estimates for the cases of colorectal cancer cases in the United States for 2012 are: 103,170 new…

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