About Constipation

Constipation occurs when a person's digestive system for one reason or another fails to function properly resulting in the disruption of regularity. Constipation can affect people of all age groups and is more common than some people may believe. In fact, nearly 20% of Australians suffer often or very often from constipation1. In most circumstances a balanced diet is all that is needed to stay regular and avoid constipation. But, no matter how healthy the lifestyle, at times we may experience constipation.


1. BPT Boehringer Ingelheim, 7/15 -12/15. Constipation/Irregularity sufferers.

About Constipation

Constipation occurs when a person's digestive system for one reason or another fails to function properly resulting in the disruption of regularity. Constipation can affect people of all age groups and is more common than some people may believe. In fact, nearly 20% of Australians suffer often or very often from constipation1. In most circumstances a balanced diet is all that is needed to stay regular and avoid constipation. But, no matter how healthy the lifestyle, at times we may experience constipation.

Learning to identify constipation by understanding its symptoms and causes can help you interpret your body's messages more clearly so you can find the right type of relief to help you get back to feeling like yourself.

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1. Brand performance tracking, Period 01/16-06/16. Sufferers constipation or Irregularity Often/Very Often.