Constipation is common disease which is estimated to affect each individual once in life time. According to international as well regional guidelines it is characterized by frequency and nature of bowel movement. Less than 2 bowel movements per week, associated with hard stool and strain in passing is termed as constipation. Constipation may be occasional which lasts for few weeks or may be chronic which lasts for longer period and is recurrent. It may be associated with other conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome or opioid consumption.
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