Constipation causes holiday worry for one in five.**
Our guide can help you manage and treat it, at home or away.

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Over half of women (54%) have had their holiday spoilt by a health issue, according to our new poll.

Over a third (38%) have had a break ruined by a bowel problem like diarrhoea (24%) or constipation (8%) and feeling bloated or bunged up (7%).

To help manage constipation on holiday and to make sure it doesn’t get in the way of your plans, use our free guide, which includes handy tips and food swaps.


If lifestyle changes don’t work, constipation treatments like Dulcolax can provide reliable relief. To help make sure constipation doesn’t ruin your holiday, pack Dulcolax.


Nutritionist Kate Arnold says:

“It's awful when you become unwell on holiday or something happens to spoil it - you don't want anything to get in the way of your precious time off. Unfortunately, digestive problems like diarrhoea or constipation are common due to the change in your routine. Spending more time sitting in a car, or on a plane or by the pool and eating different foods at odd times can cause problems and really affect how you feel. Luckily there are many ways to prevent these problems. Sneak in a daily walk or swim to keep the gut moving. Eat and go to the toilet at regular times and ensure you are eating lots of fibre like wholegrains, nuts and vegetables.”


Kate Arnold does not endorse Dulcolax or any other medicine.


** The survey of 1,000 UK women, of whom 500 have experienced constipation, was conducted by Censuswide between 9/3/16-10/3/16.

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