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Topic: Constipation, difficult to pass stools

  1. Fact Sheet: Report from IFFGD Research Award Winner: Research into Treatment-Resistant Constipation in Children

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    By: Bridgett Southwell, PhD

    Constipation and fecal soiling in children and teenagers are major impediments to education. Schools will not accept children who cannot toilet themselves. Children whose soiled clothing gives off an odor are ostracized by others. We have developed a 6 point approach to treating children with chronic constipation.

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  2. Fact Sheet: Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

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    By: William F. Norton, Communications Director, IFFGD; Carlo DiLorenzo, MD

    Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIP) is a rare disorder of gastrointestinal motility where coordinated contractions (peristalsis) in the intestinal tract become altered and inefficient. When this happens, nutritional requirements cannot be adequately met. This article discusses the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments of CIP. Reviewed 2009.

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  3. DHM: Digestive Health Matters 19.01 - Spring 2010 - ELECTRONIC PDF

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    By: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD

    Digestive Health Matters 19.01 - Spring 2010 - ELECTRONIC PDF

    In this issue:

    • April is IBS Awareness Month
    • Changes You Should Not Ignore if You Have IBS
    • News You can Us:
      - Not All "Probiotics" are Alike
      - Genetic Factors in IBS?
      - A Changing Environment and the Increasing Prevalence of Celiac Disease
      - Lactose Intolerance and Health
    • Courageous Stories - Aduts and Kids; Functional and Motility Disorders
    • Expressive Writing may be a Promising Treatment for IBS
    • Constipation in Children

    Remember, Digestive Health Matters is FREE to Members.

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  4. DHM: Digestive Health Matters 18.01 - Spring 2009 - ELECTRONIC PDF

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    By: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD

    Digestive Health Matters 18.01 - Spring 2009 - ELECTRONIC PDF

    In this issue:

    • IBS Awareness Month Poster
    • Research Report from IFFGD - IBS Patients: Their Illness Experience and Unmet Needs
    • Dyssynergic Defecation: a Common Cause of Chronic Constipation
    • Digestive Health Research: Treatment Guideline for IBS
    • Editorial: Treating Functional Constipation in Children
    • Clinical Corner
      - Diet Advice for Barrett’s Esophagus and GERD?
      - When is Endoscopy Recommended for GERD?
    • Soiling Solutions in Children
    • I Have a Gut Problem: Which Doctor Should I See?

    Remember, Digestive Health Matters is FREE to Members.

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