This edition: Understanding Chronic Constipation
There's a common digestive condition that affects millions of Americans -- but many of its victims suffer in silence. We're talking about chronic constipation--a GI disorder diagnosed in people who've had symptoms for at least 6 months and meet specific criteria. So while for many people going to the bathroom is second nature -- millions of others have trouble - and find themselves unwilling to talk to family, friends or physicians about it. This program will help viewers understand chronic constipation and learn about the many treatments available for this potentially devastating disorder.