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Tip: Are You Constipated?

Constipation is a common problem with more than 4 million Americans suffering from the condition. Many don't know what to do when you are constipated.

Constipation is a common problem with more than 4 million Americans suffering from the condition. Constipation is defined as having hard stools or having a bowel movement less than 3 times a week. If you see a difference in your regular bathroom schedule, see your doctor so you can discuss what to do when you are constipated.

Dr Keri Peterson

This video features Dr Keri Peterson. Dr. Keri Peterson specializes in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and is board certified in Internal Medicine. She holds appointments at Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Duration: 0:58. Last Updated On: June 1, 2014, 3:09 p.m.
Reviewed by: Dr Suzanne Friedman, . Review date: Nov. 15, 2016
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