Chronic constipation is infrequent bowel movements or difficult passage of stools that persists for several weeks or longer. Constipation is generally described as having fewer than three bowel movements a week. Chronic constipation may also cause people to strain excessively to have a bowel movement.
Chronic Constipation Causes
Many everyday lifestyle causes lead to Chronic Constipation; these usually include eating a lot of dairy products, not enough water or fiber in the diet, not being active, resisting the urge to poop, stress, overuse of laxatives, some medications like antacids, eating disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, pregnancy, colon cancer, neurological conditions, underactive thyroid and excess calcium in the blood.
Chronic Constipation Symptoms
At times, Chronic constipation may cause excessive straining and pain to have a bowel movement, and it’s necessary to know about the signs & symptoms of Chronic constipation. These may comprise symptoms like lesser bowel movements, trouble having a bowel movement, hard or small stools, a sense that everything did not come out and belly bloating.
Chronic Constipation Diagnosis
Chronic Constipation can be diagnosed by different tests and examinations like physical and digital rectal exams, blood tests, X-ray, Sigmoidoscopy, Colonoscopy, Anorectal manometry, balloon expulsion test, colonic transit study, MRI Defecography, and Defecography.
Chronic Constipation Risk Factors
Characteristic Risk Factors for Chronic Constipation comprises factors like being an older adult, being a woman, being dehydrated, eating a diet that is low in fiber, getting little or no physical activity, and taking certain medications.
The Chronic Constipation therapeutic market is expected to change in the 7MM during the study period (2018–2030).