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ob·struct

(əb-strŭkt′, ŏb-)
v.
To block or close a body passage so as to hinder or interrupt a flow.

ob·struc′tive adj.

Patient discussion about obstruct

Q. I recently had my surgery for bowel obstruction? I recently had my surgery for bowel obstruction? None of the diet was restricted for me by doctor but should I go for any special diet.

A. I had surgery in 08/08 during having a c-section and hernia repair, and I'm having diarrhea all the time. I don't know what to eat nor what medicines to take. Only Immodium AD helps temporary. If I have an appointment, I don't eat breakfast or lunch. I come home and eat dinner. About 30 minutes after eating, I'm in the bathroom. Can someone help me please? I have to return back to work next month, and I don't want to be in the bathroom more than I am at my desk.

Q. (COPD)chronic obstructive pulmonary disease the main causes of?

A. Mainly smoking, although ambient air pollution and industrial exposure to dust have also been implicated as causes.

You may read more here:

www.mayoclinic.com/health/copd/DS00916

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What guarantees that the committee will be neutral and report the real obstructers? This is guaranteed by several things provided for by the SC.
Who defines what is "legitimate" and what is "rogue," who is a collaborator and who is an obstructer, who is a "nationalist" and who is selling the decision to whoever wishes to take it among the neighboring states?
PESHAWAR, November 14, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Pakistan Chest Society (PCS) NWFP Chapter would hold a press conference on November 16 regarding the World Chronic Obstructer Air Way Disease and International Conference on Lung Diseases and TB.
"The country is a hostage in the hands of Hizbullah, the real obstructer of the formation of the government due to its negative influence, either through its arms or by threatening another May 7," Gemayel said.
If obstructed, passenger will continue to wait for the obstructer to create a sufficient path.
Any unauthorised obstructer could be liable for damage.
Wilbur Wright, who had been the 1908 hero, was scorned as an obstructer of progress.
Pastoring a president acknowledged by political allies as untrustworthy and condemned by opponents as a serial adulterer, perjurer and obstructer of justice is, in the view of United Methodist minister, the Rev.
Rai declined to identify those obstructing the Cabinet formation, telling reporters: "All of you know who the obstructer is.
"Bassil's news conference showed clearly that the FPM head is the main and only obstructer of the government formation," a political source familiar with the Cabinet formation process told The Daily Star.
Al-Malki added that all this was stated in the recent briefing of the Security Council from the former UN envoy Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmed, in which he explicitly stated the rejection of the Houthi militias of all political efforts and deliberately obstructed the political solution, referring to Resolution 2140 on obstructers of the political process in Yemen and the existence of some names of the Houthi militias on the list of those responsible for disrupting and obstructing the political solution.
Maliki said that all this was stated in the recent briefing of the Security Council from the former UN envoy Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmed, in which he explicitly stated the rejection of the Houthi militias of all political efforts and deliberately obstructed the political solution, referring to Resolution 2140 on obstructers of the political process in Yemen and the existence of some names of the Houthi militias on the list of those responsible for disrupting and obstructing the political solution.