Constipation risk factors

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Eiman Ghaffarpasand, M.D. [2]

Overview

The most potent risk factor in the development of constipation is inappropriate diet. Common risk factors include female gender, > 65 years of age, pregnancy, and iron supplements.

Risk Factors

  • The most potent risk factor in the development of constipation is inappropriate diet. Other risk factors include female gender, > 65 years of age, pregnancy, and iron supplements.

Common Risk Factors

Less Common Risk Factors

References

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  2. Talley NJ, Jones M, Nuyts G, Dubois D (2003). "Risk factors for chronic constipation based on a general practice sample". Am. J. Gastroenterol. 98 (5): 1107–11. doi:10.1111/j.1572-0241.2003.07465.x. PMID 12809835.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sandler RS, Jordan MC, Shelton BJ (1990). "Demographic and dietary determinants of constipation in the US population". Am J Public Health. 80 (2): 185–9. PMC 1404600. PMID 2297063.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Johanson JF, Sonnenberg A, Koch TR (1989). "Clinical epidemiology of chronic constipation". J. Clin. Gastroenterol. 11 (5): 525–36. PMID 2551954.
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