What I need to know about Constipation
Publication Year: 2008
This fact sheet explains constipation and possible ways to prevent it. Constipation means that a person has three bowel movements or fewer in a week.
This publication is available only on the Internet.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, NIDDK, NIH, HHS
2 Information Way
Bethesda MD 20892–3570
Toll-free Phone: (800) 891-5389 En/Sp
Is this your organization's publication? Contact us if your information has changed.
A federal government website managed by the Office on Women's Health in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
200 Independence Avenue, S.W. • Washington, DC 20201