Parkinson’s Constipation: What You Need to Know in 10 Minutes or Less

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Although constipation is incredibly common in Parkinson’s (with studies showing that as many as 80% of people with Parkinson’s experience it), there are many ways you can take action to manage and minimize the symptom. In this brief video, movement disorder specialist Aaron Haug, MD, explains the ins and outs of Parkinson’s constipation, including treatment strategies and advice on ways to stay regular, healthy, and well.

You can watch the video below.

Learn More about Parkinson’s Constipation

Join us for The Victory Summit® Virtual Event on February 18 to take a deep dive into constipation and other autonomic Parkinson’s symptoms. Learn more and register here.

In the meantime, here are additional resources you can explore:

The Science of Parkinson’s Constipation

[Podcast Recording] Constipation and the Gut in Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Medication Guide: Constipation Treatments

Tips for Alleviating Bowel and Urinary Dysfunction with Parkinson’s


You can find much more in our Every Victory Counts® manual, packed with up-to-date information about everything Parkinson’s. Request your free copy here.

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