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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 78–80 | Cite as

The physiologic use of water in constipation

  • James A. McKenney
Article

Conclusions

1. Persons not taking a sufficient quantity of water with their meals are generally users of laxatives, cathartics or other forms of medication taken for constipation.

2. The addition of two or more glasses of water to meals, being taken along with the food, generally obviates the necessity for the use of various remedies for constipation.

Keywords

Constipation Appendicitis Functional Constipation Digestive Juice Fecal Mass 
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© Springer-Verlag 1946

Authors and Affiliations

  • James A. McKenney
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Oakland
  2. 2.Highland ClinicUSA

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