Patient Encounter 1 Part 1

HT, a 34-year-old woman, comes to the clinic complaining of fatigue, lethargy, and having a "fuzzy head" for the past 6 months. She thought it was because she was working too hard, but the symptoms have not improved despite a better work schedule. She has noticed a 2.3-kg (5-lb) weight gain over the past 6 months, her menses have become heavier, she feels cold all the time, and her skin is drier. She takes no medications other than occasional acetaminophen for headache and milk of magnesia for constipation. Her vital signs and physical examination, including pelvic examination are normal.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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