Constipation can be uncomfortable. Learn what to do to help you.
What is constipation?
What is considered constipation for some, it’s perfectly normal to others, which makes it a little difficult to define. Basically, we talk about constipation when bowel patterns change and become less frequent or when difficult and painful.
A quarter of the populations suffer from constipation at some point in their lives. As you grow, you have more chances of bowel muscles weaken over time. Pregnant women are more prone to constipation.
The most common symptoms are:
- Stomach cramps
- Abdominal distention
- Diarrhea: constipation is one of the most common causes of diarrhea.