The problem of constipation is rising in India, especially in the urban population. A recent survey has found that nearly 22 percent of adult Indian population suffers from constipation, with Kolkata topping the chart at 28 percent among the top eight cities.
Constipation is not only a medical problem restricted to elders, but is also seen amongst youth and middle-aged population. It is basically due to faulty diet and lifestyle habits. Less water and fibre intake, sedentary lifestyle are very much attributed to constipation thereby affecting quality of life.
Constipation is a common digestive issue in which people suffer with infrequent bowel movement or face tremendous difficulty in passing stool. Many people still shy away from talking about certain health problems, such as constipation, although it's a fact that almost everyone goes through it at some point in time.