Harvard Health Blog
Treating constipation with biofeedback for the pelvic floor
By: Judy Nee, MD, Contributor Constipation is often clinically defined as having three or fewer bowel movements a week. Sometimes this is about expectations; people generally feel like they’re not “healthy” if they don’t have a bowel movement every day. But three bowel movements a week can be normal for some people, especially if that has been their pattern for a long time.