Constipation is most often defined as having a bowel movement less than 3 times per week. It usually is associated with hard stools or difficulty passing stools. You may have pain while passing stools or may be unable to have a bowel movement after straining or pushing for more than 10 minutes.
Infants who are exclusively breastfed may go 7 days without a bowel movement.
Irregularity of bowels; Lack of regular bowel movements
Normal patterns of bowel...Read more
Feeling constipated lately? You’re not alone. In fact, this condition is common among older adults. Constipation is marked by straining,... Read more »