Constipation etiology

 
 Constipation classified as Primary or idiopathic

 

  1. Immobility or decreased activity level
  2. inadequate intake of fluids and dietary fibre
  3. failure to respond to the urge to defecate
  4. chronic use of stimulant laxatives
  5. increased serum progesterone levels in women.

Associated with immobility or decreased levels of physical activity 

 

 

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