About Constipation

Constipation is more common than some people may believe with many people suffering from constipation at some time during their lives.

Constipation Symptoms

Each person can experience constipation differently. While constipation symptoms are not the same for everyone, there tend to be some common signs and symptoms:

  • Painful, difficult bowel movements
  • Having dry, hard stools
  • Excessive straining while going
  • Gas, bloating, abdominal discomfort
  • Having the feeling of incomplete evacuation after a bowel movement
  • Having fewer than 3 bowel movements per week

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