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Constipation and PD

Living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be challenging. It can become even more challenging when you or a loved one experiences digestive issues, such as constipation, cramping and bloating. Constipation and digestive issues are very common among people with Parkinson’s disease. They can be caused both by the disease itself and by the medications used to treat it. The good news is that you can do something about it. There are steps that people with Parkinson’s disease can take to ease the symptoms of constipation or sometimes prevent it. With diligent attention and the right medical care, you can work to lessen its impact on life with PD.

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Living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be challenging. It can become even more challenging when you or a loved one experiences digestive issues, such as constipation, cramping and bloating. Constipation and digestive issues are very common among people with Parkinson’s disease. They can be caused both by the disease itself and by the medications used to treat it. The good news is that you can do something about it. There are steps that people with Parkinson’s disease can take to ease the symptoms of constipation or sometimes prevent it. With diligent attention and the right medical care, you can work to lessen its impact on life with PD.

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