Welcome to You and Constipation
An Animated Patient’s Guide to Constipation

This resource is intended for patients with constipation. You will find expert advice about constipation to help you discuss key issues with your healthcare provider and make important decisions related to management and treatment. Easy-to-understand animations with audio narration, expert video explanations, patient experience videos, slide shows, and educational downloads are available to you.

We hope this site will be useful to you, but it is not a substitute for the medical advice of your doctor. If you have questions or feedback, please let us know. By using this site you agree to the terms of use.

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Learn about a variety of topics on constipation through short animations
Learn about a variety of topics on constipation through short animations
Access visual tools for sharing and communicating key learning concepts
Access visual tools for sharing and communicating key learning concepts
Watch an expert panel of constipation specialists discuss topics and questions that matter to patients
Watch an expert panel of constipation specialists discuss topics and questions that matter to patients
Hear from a variety of patients about their experience living with constipation
Hear from a variety of patients about their experience living with constipation

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This educational activity has been developed by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Allergan, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and Takeda.

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.