Constipation occurs when bowel movements become less frequent and stools become difficult to pass. It happens most often due to changes in diet or routine, or due to inadequate intake of fiber. blood in your stools, or constipation that lasts longer than three weeks.

  • Your stools are dry and hard.
  • Your bowel movement is painful and stools are difficult to pass.
  • You have a feeling that you have not fully emptied your bowels.


  • Weak digestive system.
  • Low intake of fluids.
  • Diet containing low fibers.
  • Lack of exercise.
  • Abuse of laxatives.
  • Some medications like analgesics, anti-depressants.
  • Some diseased conditions- metabolic and endocrine disorders, neurological disorders.
  • Psychological factors like stress, anxiety, fear.


  1. Bleeding during stools
  2. Abdominal pain
  3. Indigestion
  4. Heaviness of body
  5. Loss of appetite
  6. Abdominal Pain
  7. Felling uncomfortable