How to stop your vacation going down the drain: Why people get constipation on holiday and what you can do to prevent it

For many, vacations lead to c onstipation, causing bloating and pain Gastroenterologist Dr Robynne Chutkan explains why and how to fix it Solutions include maintaining old time zones, keeping hydrated and yoga | 12 View comments Going on holiday is one of the highlights of the year, but for some, the annual vacation brings with it an uncomfortable side effect – constipation.

As soon as they step off the plane, many men and women who have regular bowel movements at home find they go for days without any activity, leaving them feeling bloated and uncomfortable.

So why do some people have such problems with going to the loo on holiday

Are YOU scared to travel alone?

Three-quarters of Britons wait until their 40s to go on a solo adventure…

and women are more likely than men to head…

New research suggests most solo travellers are between 51 and 70 Seventy-two per cent of solo travellers were women, the study found Greece, Turkey and Italy are the most popular destinations for solo tourists | 10 View comments New research may dispel the belief that young holidaymakers are the ones who are more likely to go on a solo adventure.

A survey suggests that three-quarters of Britons who travel alone are between the ages of 51 and 70