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Constipation, Chronic

What Is Chronic Constipation? Chronic constipation is an intestinal motility disorder characterized by abnormal stool formation, consistency, and evacuation. Motility disorder means the normal rhythmic movement of intestinal muscles, called peristalsis, that moves food matter through the gut is hampered ...

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Flaxseed: definition

A small, shiny brown, edible and nutritious seed produced by the flax plant that is the most important food source of alpha linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid. These seeds need to be ground because whole seeds cannot otherwise be ...

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