Functional constipation cases vary across countries

Functional constipation cases vary across countries

Reported cases of function constipation varied between countries; future research is needed to determine the underlying cause of geographical variability, according to a study published in The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology.“The term functional constipation has been proposed and defined by the Rome Foundation to help standardize the diagnosis of chronic constipation in the absence of physiological abnormality. Over the last two decades, the Rome criteria have been used with increasing frequency in cross-sectional studies to estimate the prevalence of functional constipation globally,”Read More

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