What Causes Constipation

What Causes Constipation

Just because you get constipation doesn't mean you are unhealthy or even that you have an unhealthy lifestyle.

Lifestyle

In today's world of deadlines and stress, many of us find it hard to focus on getting a balanced diet and regular exercise, which could incr…

Age

As we get older, some of life's ailments become far more noticeable. This is true for constipation – as the ailment is far more common in ol…

On Holiday

Constipation on holiday is the last thing you need, but it is a fact that changes in routine whilst on holiday is a cause of constipation. 

During Menstruation

You may not notice constipation during your period - what with period pains and feeling uncomfortable anyway - but many women experience cha…

Pregnancy

About two in every five women experience some constipation during their pregnancy, mostly during the early stages of their pregnancy.

Medication

When you are ill you may get constipation, due to: The illness itself Stress and anxiety about your health Not eating or drinking enoug…

Constipation in Children

Childhood Constipation - Constipation is a commonly encountered problem in child health and the prevalence of childhood constipation is esti…

Constipation in Babies

Constipation is a commonly encountered problem in child health. Constipation in children can be due to the same reasons as in adults - diet,…