Expert Video - What are the various treatment options for chronic constipation?

Gastroenterologist Dr. Satish Rao discusses the current treatment options for chronic constipation, including lifestyle changes, medications, and biofeedback. Treatment for people with diabetes or another condition causing constipation may require seeing additional specialists. Learn if your primary care doctor can help you manage your chronic constipation and if stress and anxiety might play a role.

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