Web Resources

This section provides you with links to web resources that may help you learn more about your health.

Constipation Links

American Gastroenterological Association

This website thoroughly describes constipation, especially detailing its causes in people of all ages. In addition to treatment options, it includes a section on the prevention of constipation, FAQs, and additional resources.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

This website presents information on a number of issues related to constipation. FAQs, diagrams, and additional resources are also provided.

General Health Links

Mayo Clinic Online

This site has an all-encompassing A-to-Z disease/condition reference guide. Another feature is its "Take Charge of Your Health" series, in which you are given the opportunity to learn more about your health and health in general. Mayo Clinic also offers a newsletter and condition- and drug-specific information.


This site provides a collection of health information. It includes: a medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, prescription and over-the-counter drug information, online resource listings, and a doctor-finder. MedlinePlus also offers a newsletter.

Healthy Living Links

Accent Health (CNN)

This site offers healthy living information for three audiences: site visitors, physicians, and the media. The visitors section includes nutritious recipes, a frequently updated news article, resources, and transcripts of the Accent Health television show.

Healthy Travel

Travelers' Health - CDC

Official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).