Constipation is a disorder of the bowel habits characterised by emptying the bowels less often or hard stools that are difficult to expel. It affects women more than men, and in most cases there is pain or abdominal discomfort. This condition has very important repercussions on the patient’s personal life, health and social life.

In most cases, the cause of constipation is unknown, with no organic or anatomical injury to explain it, and is defined as functional or primary constipation. In other cases, constipation is the result of certain illnesses or medications, known as secondary constipation. 

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Creation date: 17.12.2021, 10:03
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