Causes of Constipation: Part Three

Hi, this is Doctor Keith Snead, your friendly functional medicine doctor from Nashville. Today, I want to conclude our three-part series on the common causes of constipation. Interestingly enough, many medications that people take may increase their risk for constipation. Among the greatest culprits are aspirins and anti-depressants. Even antacid tablets may make you more [...]

Causes of Constipation: Part Two

This is Doctor Keith Snead, a practitioner of integrative medicine in Nashville. In today’s blog, we are examining another common cause of constipation: the lack of sufficient fiber. Perhaps you run from eating green leafy vegetables and make jokes about such items being “rabbit food.” While it may seem humorous at the time, neglecting foods [...]

Causes of Constipation: Part One

Hi, I’m Doctor Keith Snead, the functional medicine doctor of choice here in Nashville. Today, I would like to present part one of a three-part series on the causes of constipation. Constipation is one of those taboo subjects because it is so embarrassing, yet most people suffer with this condition at one time or another [...]