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What I need to know about Constipation 

Bassen-Kornzweig Syndrome 

Constipation is passage of small amounts of hard, dry bowel movements, usually fewer than three times a week. People who are constipated may find it difficult and painful to have a bowel movement. Other symptoms of constipation include feeling bloated, uncomfortable, and sluggish.

Many people think they are constipated when, in fact, their bowel movements are regular. For example, some people believe they are constipated, or irregular, if they do not have a bowel movement every day. Howeve...

Abetalipoproteinemia (also known as Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome) is an inherited disorder that affects how fats are made and used in the body. The body needs fats for healthy nerves, muscles, and digestion. Like oil and water, fats can't travel in the blood around the body by themselves-they just don't mix in. Fats attach to special proteins called lipoproteins to travel to wherever they're needed.