Fast fact about constipation?
The slower the food moves through the digestive tract, the more water the colon will absorb from it. Consequently, the faeces become dry and hard.
When this happens, emptying the bowels can become very painful.
Here are some key points about constipation.
• Constipation generally occurs because too much water is absorbed from food
• Causes of constipation include physical inactivity, certain medications, and ageing
• Some cases of constipation can be relieved by lifestyle changes
• Laxatives should only be used as a last resort
Did you know that constipation is a leading cause of most urinary problems, fix the constipation and most urinary problems can be resolved!