About Constipation

Learn more about constipation, including studies, research and current methods for managing the condition.

7 surprising causes of constipation

Most people agree that a low fibre diet is a main cause of constipation. However, here are seven causes of constipation you might not be aware of.

This man was constipated for 22 years

A 22-year-old man has been constipated since birth. Doctors had to surgically remove part of his colon to offer him relief. We look at the condition he suffers from – Hirschsprung's disease.

Are you really constipated?

Many people think that if they do not have two or more bowel movements every single day of their lives they are constipated. This is patently not true, writes DietDoc.

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