About Occasional Constipation
Although you may be one of the millions of Americans uncomfortable with discussing constipation, the truth is it's a very common gastrointestinal complaint. It affects more than 42 million Americans each year.
While this gastrointestinal issue can affect anyone, women are twice as likely as men to experience constipation, and it is more frequent among adults age 65 and older.
Now the good news: There are steps you can take to help avoid becoming constipated. Find tips to help prevent constipation here.
Knowing the causes and how to properly treat constipation can help keep your digestive system running smoothly.