Chronic Constipation occurs because of the following reasons –
- Intake of inadequate water
- Lack of fibre in diet
- Excessive consumption of dairy products
- Lack of exercise
- Constipation is common in diseases like Hypothyroidism, Parkinson’s diseases, Multiple sclerosis, Depression etc.
- Certain medicines like antacids, strong painkillers, iron pills, codeine and antidepressants