As one touch 50 or crosses that age people usually start experiencing minor issues and gradually experience digestion issues on a regular basis. Constipation is also one of the common problems. Both male and female experience gastric issues after a particular age. This happens as most functions of the body slow down as they age. Here Dr Roy Patankar Director and Gastroenterologist Zen Multi Speciality Hospital explains why gastric issues become common in the elderly generation. As the development of new tissues or cells become slow; the muscles in the digestive tract also tends to become weaker and less efficient.