Nutritional and Supplemental Treatments for Constipation and Encopresis

After reading the information on Common ways constipation presents in children, we need to discuss how to treat this problem. This blog post will discuss – Supplements and Nutritional treatments – WATER +++ children in general do not drink enough water, teens especially.  Goal of water intake a day: 1/2 your body weight in pounds = … More Nutritional and Supplemental Treatments for Constipation and Encopresis

Common Ways Constipation Presents in Children

What are the Common ways Constipation Presents in Children? Urinary Frequency – A common reason why young children under 6 years old go to the bathroom a million times during the day and perhaps have an occasional bed wetting incident is constipation.  Due to the sudden increase in urinary frequency, parents come to see us … More Common Ways Constipation Presents in Children

Behavioral Modifications to Treat Constipation and Encopresis

Blog Post 3/3 – Constipation and Encopresis- Behavioral Management – I discussed in previous posts Common ways constipation can present in childhood and Nutritional and Supplement Solutions for constipation. This post addresses Behavioral Modifications to treat Constipation and Encopresis Toilet Sitting – best time to have kids sit on the toilet is 5-10 min after meals. This is … More Behavioral Modifications to Treat Constipation and Encopresis