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Can Constipation Cause Weight Gain?

I am often asked by the patients in my practice whether constipation directly causes weight gain. It can be a difficult question to comment on as the answer is a lot more complicated than a simple yes...

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Can stress cause constipation?

Take a moment to think of something that truly excites you. It may be a party that you are excited about attending on the weekend, a first date coming up or a new episode of your favourite television ...

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Do Laxatives Work?

The cause of constipation isn’t always obvious, especially when it’s mild and resolves itself within a few days. Many people rely on laxatives, home remedies and herbs to treat occasional ...

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