There Are Different Types of Constipation
No matter the type, there are several factors that commonly contribute to constipation3
- Not getting enough fiber
- Not drinking enough water
- Not moving your body enough
- Certain dietary supplements
- Increased stress
- Ignoring the urge to have a bowel movement
- Increased age
- Side effects from other medications
Be sure to tell your healthcare provider about your symptoms and any of these factors that apply to you. Click the Check Your Symptoms link to create a guide that can help your healthcare provider determine your condition and treatment.
Symptoms of CIC4
This could be more than occasional constipation…
Take a few minutes to answer 5 questions about your condition. At the end, you will be able to print out a copy of your answers to bring to your healthcare provider. It will help to understand your situation and diagnose your condition.