Constipation occurs when food can not be digested properly because there is a difficulty passing stools. Constipation occurs and due to indigestion.
All signs of difficulty to defecate, as low stools, absent feces, very sticky stools, difficulty and pain in passing stools, etc. are included in constipation. Due to constipation, abdominal pain and cramps are and a very uncomfortable feeling of heaviness in the stomach.
Cause of Chronic Constipation
The cause of chronic constipation is not known. However, it is known that the main problem in chronic constipation is that what is called colonic transit time is significantly higher. This is the time it takes food to pass from the stomach into the rectum. Usually 24 to 100 hours. The average of two to three days. The blame for this increase in transit time constipation is what has been described as colonic inertia.