Beware Of These 10 Common Foods That Can Cause Constipation

If you’re struggling with constipation, here are ten surprisingly common foods that might be causing it

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If you’re reading this, you’re probably constipated and trying to figure out what you’re doing wrong. Thankfully, constipation usually has an easy fix.

Constipation is a condition where a person has a difficult time passing stools or when they just can’t seem to go at all for extended periods of time. It’s fairly common for a person to experience constipation at some point in their life but if you are experiencing it, it’s important to pay attention. Your body could be trying to tell you something.

Constipation could be a sign that you are not drinking enough water, that are being too inactive or even that you may be depressed.

In fact, studies have shown that around one-third of people who suffer with depression also experience constipation. It’s linked to the reduction of the quality of life.


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True enough, the bloating, straining and uncomfortable feelings associated with constipation all contribute to you feeling miserable.

However, there usually is an easy solution and the answer typically lies in your food. Take a look at some of the common foods you should be avoiding to maintain good gut health: