Constipation is a common symptom and can affect anyone at any age in their life.
It is estimated one in seven of all adults is affected by constipation at any one time. This can sometimes result from a change in diet or inactivity, may correlate with pregnancy and can occur in periods of travel. Generally, these are thought to last for a short period of time, but constipation can also become a chronic condition.
Normal transit constipation
Slow transit constipation
Constipation can be treated, seek medical help from your doctor.