Best Ways To Make Your Stomach And Bowels Work Like a Charm

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Health and Fitness
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In the US, people spend more than $250 million on constipation medications a year. From indigestion to constipation, there are ways you can relieve yourself of constipation at home.

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Constipation

Being constipated means your bowel movements are tough or happen less often than normal. Constipation is defined medically as fewer than three stools per week and severe constipation as less than one stool per week.

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What Are the Symptoms?

Trouble having a bowel movement (straining to go)

A sense of incomplete evacuation (the feeling that you still have to "go") after a bowel movement

Feeling bloated and nauseous

Rectal bleeding and/or anal fissures caused by hard stools

Belly bloating

Headaches, and loss of appetite

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What Causes Constipation?

Although you can easily overcome some causes of constipation, like lack of exercise, there are some circumstances that just can't be avoided.

Not drinking enough water can lead to hard dry stools.

Conditions that affect hormones in the body

Foods high in fat and sugar

Alcohol or caffeine

Problems with the pelvic muscles involved in having a bowel movement may cause chronic constipation.

Blockages in the colon or rectum may slow or stop stool movement.

Below are the few other ways you can say goodbye to constipation.

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Yogurt

Research and recent studies have shown that yogurt and other dairy products can actually relieve constipation. In fact, probiotic yogurt can significantly reduce defecation frequency, defecation pain, and abdominal pain. probiotics for constipation. Probiotics, the beneficial bacteria found in yogurt and other cultured foods, have long been touted for their ability to ease digestive woes.

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Water

Drink plenty of water. The strain felt during elimination, accompanied by bloating, is brought on by a lack of water in the body. Since constipation is related to dehydration in the colon, you need to make sure you are drinking lots of water.

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Blackstrap molasses

Blackstrap molasses is touted as a superfood. It contains vital vitamins and minerals, such as iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamin B6, and selenium. One tablespoon of blackstrap molasses before bed should help ease your constipation by morning. In fact, it's one of the best natural laxatives there are to get your bowels moving.

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Sesame seeds

Sesame seeds are an amazing natural laxative help that you can easily use to relieve your constipation and improve your digestive. These seeds provide roughage and bulk, and they soften the contents of the intestines in order to make elimination easier. Sprinkle some sesame seeds over your salads and other foods, making sure to eat no more than 1/2 ounce daily, and drink lots of water with them. One tbsp of sesame seeds contains about 1.1 g of fiber which aids in constipation relief.

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Banana

Some people say that bananas cause constipation, while others claim that they help relieve it. Unripe bananas can cause constipation, ripe bananas can help relieve constipation.

Acupressure Points

Acupressure Points for Constipation are helpful to get faster relief in Constipation problem. Working on these points can help you get better quicker. The Conception Vessel 6 (CV 6) is located 3 finger widths under your belly button. To stimulate your bowels, use your fingers to firmly press on this area for 30 seconds. While you are stimulating, keep your eyes closed and breath normally.

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Exercises

A regular walking plan lasting even 10 to 15 minutes a day can significantly increase the effectiveness of the digestive system. If you are already fit, you might choose aerobic exercise: running, jogging, swimming, or swing dancing, for example. All of these exercises can help keep the digestive tract healthy. Stretching may also help ease constipation, and yoga may, too.

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