As we get older there are a lot of things to change within our body. Some of the systems that used to work perfectly fine are slowing down or are not working quite as well as they used to. There are also a lot of habits that change over time and may impact our overall health. One of the common health complaints from the elderly is that they are in need of constipation relief. In this article we are going to look at some of the things that may be causing the problem.
Back pain is often associated with constipation especially when it’s at the acute level. Extreme constipation can also cause lower back pain when pooping. The longer the constipation continues the more pressure that can be pushed against the vertebrae.