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What makes you constipated?

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Dr. Neeta Jain
Pediatrics

In brief: Reasons for constipa

Differs according to the age group.
In children the most important cause is excessive milk intake, poor intake of fiber and not drinking enough water. In older people it is more due to poor diet and decreased movements.

In brief: Reasons for constipa

Differs according to the age group.
In children the most important cause is excessive milk intake, poor intake of fiber and not drinking enough water. In older people it is more due to poor diet and decreased movements.
Dr. Neeta Jain
Dr. Neeta Jain
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Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Many things

It could be diet, medications, lack of exercise, fiber, or water. Also there are occasional more serious things if this has been a recent change.

In brief: Many things

It could be diet, medications, lack of exercise, fiber, or water. Also there are occasional more serious things if this has been a recent change.
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
Thank
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