Constipation is often the result of the colon absorbing excess water from the material that passes through it. Photo: Alamy

Why constipation happens and tips on relief, from what to eat and drink to staying on the move

There are few things more frustrating than not being able to go when you really need to go. We spoke to a doctor, a dietitian and a nutritionist on the causes of constipation and the best ways to stay regular

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Constipation is often the result of the colon absorbing excess water from the material that passes through it. Photo: Alamy
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