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Vibrating Capsule Could Relieve Chronic Constipation

CNN’s Vital Signs blog reports, “A vibrating capsule may provide relief for those who suffer from chronic constipation, according to a small study presented at Digestive Disease Week.” Study participants suffering from “chronic idiopathic constipation or constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), were asked to take a vibrating capsule twice a week and then complete a questionnaire, according to the study … More than half of the 26 patients experienced an increase in bowel movements.” In addition, “The number of bowel movements rose from around two to nearly four bowel movements per week – this was an average figure.”

Read it in CNN’s Vital Signs blog.