Constipation

What Is Constipation?

Constipation is a condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened faeces.

What Is Constipation?

Constipation is a condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened faeces.

What Are The Symptoms Of Constipation?

  • Passing 3 or fewer stools in a week.
  • Hard, lumpy stools.
  • Difficulty in bowel movements.
  • Feeling of blockage in the rectum.

What Are The Causes Of Constipation?

Constipation can be caused by any of the following reasons:

 

  • Changes in your usual diet or activities.
  • Antacid medicines containing calcium, iron or aluminium.
  • Colon cancer.
  • Eating a lot of dairy products.
  • Eating disorders. Eating too much of junk food, white bread.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis.
  • Not being active.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Constipation?

  • Constipation is usually caused by wrong food habits, which disturb the digestion system of the body. Apart from that, try the following:
  • Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day, as it helps in digesting the food faster.
  • If you are taking any iron supplement, pl. ask your doctor to change it. Most of the iron supplements cause constipation.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Constipation?

  • Don’t over use laxatives as these can cause hard to treat constipation.
  • Don’t have a lifestyle of less physical activity.
  • Never ignore the urge to go to the toilet.

What Are The Best Foods For Constipation?

  • Certain changes in the eating habits can save you from constipation. Add the following in your daily diet:
  • Drink lots of water. Take extra 3-4 glasses every day.
  • Eat fibrous food. Eating whole fruit is always better than taking juices, as fruit pulp has more fibre.
  • Pop corns, Groundnuts
  • Flaxseeds
  • Peaches, apples, plums, pears, strawberries, blueberries, papaya,
  • Dried fruits
  • Beans, Broccoli

What Are The Worst Foods For Constipation?

Avoid cheese and dairy items

  • Fried foods
  • Red meat
  • Chips
  • Frozen food
  • Unripe banana
  • Caffeine
  • Chocolate
  • Processed food

What Are The Medicines For Constipation?

What Are The Tips To Manage Constipation?

  • Store half a litre of water in the copper jug overnight and drink it empty stomach in morning. This helps in getting rid of every type of constipation. Continue it for a week or a month, depending on the severity of your problem.
  • Take one spoon of Isabel in hot milk every day till you get rid of constipation.

What Are The Symptoms Of Constipation?

  • Passing 3 or fewer stools in a week.
  • Hard, lumpy stools.
  • Difficulty in bowel movements.
  • Feeling of blockage in the rectum.

What Are The Causes Of Constipation?

Constipation can be caused by any of the following reasons:

 

  • Changes in your usual diet or activities.
  • Antacid medicines containing calcium, iron or aluminium.
  • Colon cancer.
  • Eating a lot of dairy products.
  • Eating disorders. Eating too much of junk food, white bread.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis.
  • Not being active.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Constipation?

  • Constipation is usually caused by wrong food habits, which disturb the digestion system of the body. Apart from that, try the following:
  • Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day, as it helps in digesting the food faster.
  • If you are taking any iron supplement, pl. ask your doctor to change it. Most of the iron supplements cause constipation.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Constipation?

  • Don’t over use laxatives as these can cause hard to treat constipation.
  • Don’t have a lifestyle of less physical activity.
  • Never ignore the urge to go to the toilet.

What Are The Best Foods For Constipation?

  • Certain changes in the eating habits can save you from constipation. Add the following in your daily diet:
  • Drink lots of water. Take extra 3-4 glasses every day.
  • Eat fibrous food. Eating whole fruit is always better than taking juices, as fruit pulp has more fibre.
  • Pop corns, Groundnuts
  • Flaxseeds
  • Peaches, apples, plums, pears, strawberries, blueberries, papaya,
  • Dried fruits
  • Beans, Broccoli

What Are The Worst Foods For Constipation?

Avoid cheese and dairy items

  • Fried foods
  • Red meat
  • Chips
  • Frozen food
  • Unripe banana
  • Caffeine
  • Chocolate
  • Processed food

What Are The Medicines For Constipation?

What Are The Tips To Manage Constipation?

  • Store half a litre of water in the copper jug overnight and drink it empty stomach in morning. This helps in getting rid of every type of constipation. Continue it for a week or a month, depending on the severity of your problem.
  • Take one spoon of Isabel in hot milk every day till you get rid of constipation.