Constipation in Adults (cont.)
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What are the causes of constipation in adults?
Constipation may result from several causes including a poor diet, poor bowel habits, or problems in elimination of stool, whether physical, functional, or voluntary.
The following are some of the most common causes of constipation.
Constipation and Diet
Constipation and Poor Bowel Habits
Ignoring the desire to have bowel movements may initiate a cycle of constipation.
Medications That Cause Constipation
Many medications can cause constipation.
Habitually using laxatives will gradually produce dependency on these drugs.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/30/2015
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