Patient Comments: Constipation - Possible Causes

What do you believe is the cause of your constipation? Please describe your experience.

Comment from: allyboy, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: April 10

I've had constant constipation from age 16. I have tried over-the-counter laxatives, which, in order to be effective, I feel must be taken in high doses. I drink plenty of water and about 35 grams of fiber per day.

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