Constipation is not only unpleasant illness, but also incredibly dangerous. It causes a significant increase in the risk of kolorektalnog cancer. Such data include researchers from Las Vegas.
In their study involved more than 100 thousand patients. About thirty thousand of them suffered from constipation, and eighty-five thousand patients had a normal bowel movement. According to the results of the study were that patients with constipation have increased in 1.8 times the risk of kolorektalnog cancer, and the risk that they will have a benign tumor was increased 2.7 times.
In conclusion, the authors of the study says that the risk of benign and malignant tumors in the intestine can be reduced by preventing constipation. And chronic constipation should be more likely to refer to an oncologist.