How I’ve Managed Constipation as Someone With Duchenne

How I’ve Managed Constipation as Someone With Duchenne

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How I’ve Managed Constipation as Someone With Duchenne

This is the dirtiest column I have ever written because it’s about poop. And whether you love it or hate it, it’s an especially relevant topic to the Duchenne muscular dystrophy community. Sitting in a wheelchair for long periods and experiencing overall muscle weakness can cause increased constipation, so it’s important to be vigilant. A mixture of eating healthily, paying attention to my body, and standing when possible have all helped me regularly attend the…

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