Etiologic Factors of Chronic Constipation—Review of the Scientific Evidence

@article{Leung2006EtiologicFO,
  title={Etiologic Factors of Chronic Constipation—Review of the Scientific Evidence},
  author={F. Leung},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={52},
  pages={313-316}
}
  • F. Leung
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
Geriatric patient educational material and a general practice review suggest insufficient dietary fiber intake, inadequate fluid intake, decrease physical activity, side effects of drugs, hypothyroidism, sex harmones and colorectal cancer obstructin may play a role in the pathogenesis of constipation. A search of recent literature, however, reveals that there is a paucity of evidence-based publications that address the etiologic factors of chronic constipation. Much of current writings on the… Expand

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