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Why do women suffer constipation more often than men?

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Dr. Joshua Katz
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Constipation

Women tend to have a wider pelvis and a shorter trunk than men.
They also have a more complex hormonal cycle, and give birth. They also experience menopause, which drastically alters their hormone cycle. So their anatomy, physiology predisposes women to have more problems with a redundant, floppy colon, outlet obstruction, and pelvic floor disorders.

In brief: Constipation

Women tend to have a wider pelvis and a shorter trunk than men.
They also have a more complex hormonal cycle, and give birth. They also experience menopause, which drastically alters their hormone cycle. So their anatomy, physiology predisposes women to have more problems with a redundant, floppy colon, outlet obstruction, and pelvic floor disorders.
Dr. Joshua Katz
Dr. Joshua Katz
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Dr. Robert Cloud
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Women/constipation

Women have more evacuation iossues from men as a result of gradual weakness to their pelvic floor over their lifetime as a result of childbirth etc.

In brief: Women/constipation

Women have more evacuation iossues from men as a result of gradual weakness to their pelvic floor over their lifetime as a result of childbirth etc.
Dr. Robert Cloud
Dr. Robert Cloud
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