Multiple Sclerosis

Among patients with multiple sclerosis, 50% to 70% report constipation or fecal incontinence and many complain of both.51 Symptom overlap can make treatment particularly difficult. We start with rectal disimpaction and a whole-bowel cathartic, such as polyethylene glycol, followed by a bowel regimen of high-fiber diet, laxatives, and enemas. If the constipation proves intractable, defecography may reveal outlet obstruction due to a lack of pelvic floor relaxation.52 Such patients may respond to biofeedback, especially those with limited disability and nonprogressive disease.53

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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