It is estimated that chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) affects over 35 million adults in the United States. Chronic idiopathic constipation is the difficulty in passing stools. It includes straining, incomplete bowel movements or a feeling of incomplete evacuation after defecation, passing hard/lumpy stools, and a prolonged time interval between two bowel movements. The causes of… Continue Reading »

Constipation is one of the most common reasons for visiting the doctor. It is estimated that in the United States as many as 35 million adults may suffer from chronic idiopathic constipation. Constipation occurs when bowel movements become difficult or less frequent. It includes difficulty in passing stools, straining, incomplete bowel movements or a feeling… Continue Reading »

Please review our current studies, if you are interested in participating please visit our website to submit your information.   C-Diff Vaccine Study Clinical Trial Patients who are hospitalized or in a long term care facility may be at risk for contracting C-Diff or Clostridium difficile, an infection of the bowels resulting in diarrhea. Anyone planning… Continue Reading »

If you have a bowel movement fewer than 3 times per week, then you are constipated, according to the medical definition. Most people think they should have a bowel movement every day, but that may not be the case depending on the person. If you are constipation stools are usually hard, dry, small in size,… Continue Reading »