CAUSES OF CONSTIPATION
There are numerous causes for the bowel to be blocked in the digestive tract. Based on the type of origin and severity they are often divided into Congenital, Primary & Secondary causes respectively. In older people lack of dietary fiber, lesser fluid intake, medications etc. can lead to constipation. Also females are more susceptible to constipation than that of the males in case where no cause of the disease is known.
There are numerous conditions responsible for the inadequate bowel which have been illustrated below.