12 Ways to Avoid Constipation
Healthy Bowel Movements
Constipation is a gastrointestinal disorder symptomatic of the difficulty or infrequency to have a healthy bowel movement. Signs of constipation include abdominal pain, protrusion of the lower gut, poor appetite, headache and even dizziness. This problem can significantly impact the quality of life for all ages affecting 20% of the population (1).
Gastroenterology associations such as the Rome III Criteria for Adults classifies individuals who have fewer than 3 bowel movements weekly as constipated. Click here to read more...