Constipation is a medical condition all by itself, but it can also be a symptom of something else, or caused by another condition.

Some of the other conditions that sometimes go with constipation are:

Occasionally constipation can be a sign of something more serious. It's unusual but in some cases constipation can be a sign of:

Causes of constipation

Constipation is a common condition with a whole range of possible causes

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Tips for avoiding constipation

Looking to keep constipation at bay? Here are a few tips that may help you

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