Constipation is one of the very common complaints associated with gastrointestinal functionalities. The general perception is people who do not pass stool at least once a day are thought to be constipated. The truth is much more complex. Here are the many facts on constipation.
Whenever a large mass of faeces that is hardened gets stuck in the digestive track (specifically colon), then they become very difficult to be pushed out. This is termed as faecal impaction. The factors that primarily contribute to faecal impaction are not so regular bowel movements, age and sometimes other reasons. Let us learn everything about faecal impaction.