Thoughts and emotions triggered by stress can have an effect on stomach and bowel movement. Physical signs and symptoms of stress overload include chest pain, rapid heartbeat, loss of sexual drive, diarrhoea/ constipation. In this article we have tried to enlighten the association of stress and constipation. The mainly observed clinical features of Vibandha are Hard Stools, Excessive Straining, Sense of Incomplete Evacuation, Flatulence and Lower Abdominal Fullness. The stress hormone may contribute to constipation.
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