Patient Videos

Andreas' Story

Andreas’ story: How has chronic constipation affected your life? What symptoms do you experience?
Andreas describes the various ways that chronic constipation has affected his life, including the symptoms and bothersome issues he has experienced.
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Andreas’ story: What has your constipation diagnosis journey been like so far?
Andreas describes the long and difficult journey he has been on to diagnose his constipation.
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Andreas’ story: What diagnostic tests have you had for your constipation?
Andreas describes his experiences with various diagnostic tests for his chronic constipation.
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Andreas’ story: What successes and challenges have you had with constipation treatments?
Andreas describes the successes and challenges he has had with constipation treatments and medications.
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Andreas’ story: What has been the biggest challenge for you with your constipation?
Andreas describes the biggest challenges he has faced on his journey with constipation.
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Andreas’ story: What advice do you have for other patients on their journey with constipation?
Andreas shares his experiences and advice for other people on their journey with constipation.
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Anne's Story

Anne’s story: How has chronic constipation affected your life? What symptoms do you experience?
Anne describes the various ways that chronic constipation has affected her life, including the symptoms and bothersome issues she has experienced.
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Anne’s story: What diagnostic tests have you had for your constipation?
Anne describes the journey she has been on to diagnose her constipation, and her experiences with different diagnostic tests.
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Anne’s story: What successes and challenges have you had with constipation treatments?
Anne describes the successes and challenges she has had with constipation treatments and medications.
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Anne’s story: What lifestyle changes have you made to help manage your constipation?
Anne describes the lifestyle changes she has made to help manage her constipation.
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Anne’s story: What advice do you have for other patients on their journey with constipation?
Anne shares her experiences and advice for other people on their journey with constipation.
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Ruby's Story

Ruby’s story: How has chronic constipation affected your life? What symptoms do you experience?
Ruby describes the various ways that chronic constipation has affected her life, including the symptoms and bothersome issues she has experienced.
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Ruby’s story: What diagnostic tests have you had for your constipation?
Ruby describes her experiences with various diagnostic tests for her chronic constipation.
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Ruby’s story: What successes and challenges have you had with constipation treatments?
Ruby describes the successes and challenges she has had with constipation treatments and medications.
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Ruby’s story: What has been the biggest challenge for you with your constipation?
Ruby describes the biggest challenges she has faced with her chronic constipation.
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Ruby’s story: What advice do you have for other patients on their journey with constipation?
Ruby shares her experiences and advice for other people on their journey 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.