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Finding an Appropriate Treatment for Your CIC

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What if you not only had a condition that made you miserable, but was also so embarrassing you might even avoid discussing it with your doctor for two years? This fall we have been shining a light on chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) to help the approximately 1 in 7 adults in the United States suffering from the condition, and...

What You Need to Know about Digestion

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When we are feeling good, it’s rare to think about how our bodies keep us going so we can enjoy sunrises, walks on the beach, or time with family and friends. Just the other day I was joking with my son about how great it was that we didn’t have to think about keeping our hearts beating or consciously think...

Taking Charge of Your CIC

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Are you the kind of person that takes action in just about every part of your life, but come up short when it comes to your own health? For the millions of women suffering from chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC), the condition and some of the available treatments can significantly disrupt their daily lives.1,2 People who, in every other aspect of...

Managing CIC

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Even on a good day, life has its challenges. Although work, family obligations, and carving out time for oneself can seem like a balancing act, these moments can also bring great joy. Now imagine if you had to conduct that balancing act while planning your day around access to a bathroom. Would you be able to attend your child’s...

Let’s Talk About CIC

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Living with a chronic condition can be unimaginably hard. Worse yet, you can feel isolated and alone because no one can see anything physically wrong with you and you are too embarrassed to discuss it. A dear friend of mine recently confided in me that she has been dealing with  chronic idiopathic constipation (or CIC) for much of her adult...
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