Constipation Caused by Stress
The link between the mind and the digestion

Your body is sensitive and easily affected by changes in routine, stress, or anxiety. If you find yourself getting constipated when you’re stressed, you’re definitely not alone. Aggravation and excessive demands in the workplace, relationship problems – anything that causes mental pressure can also have a negative effect on your digestion.

The more severe the depression, the slower the gut worked.1

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1 Stress Constipation: Causes and Treatments. (2019). Retrieved 7 August 2019, from https://www.healthline.com/health/stress-constipation