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Science Daily: Link between constipation/sensory issues in preschoolers

April 18, 2019, Science Daily: Preschoolers with chronic constipation tend to be picky eaters In the first study of its kind in the US, researchers found that normally developing preschool children with chronic constipation have underlying sensory issues that contribute to their difficulties with toileting behaviors. These children are often picky eaters who might be overly sensitive to food textures, tastes, or odors. They also might have an exaggerated response to noises, bright lights, or other sensory stimuli.


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