Constipation is very common and almost everyone experiences constipation at some point in their life. It is more common in the elderly, in pregnant women and people leading a sedentary life.
Constipation may be defined as the retention of faeces in the large intestine beyond the normal time of emptying. Constipation is a symptom, not a disease. Mostly, it is temporary and not serious. Understanding its causes, prevention, and treatment will help you find relief.
Constipation can be characterised with few of these symptoms:
In the next series of learning, read about how you can work on reducing constipation. Foods that can help you reduce constipation and general habits, guidelines that can help you keep releive of constipation!
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