Normal bowel movement varies from person to person. Although having a bowel movement once a day is common, it's fine to go a few days without one. Though not usually serious, constipation can be both painful and frustrating and it is one of the topics people like to talk about. Although more common in older people and during pregnancy, almost everyone gets constipated at some time during their life.
Here are some common myths and facts about constipation that might help you understand the condition better:
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