Constipation: Common Causes & Treatment Methods

Common Causes of Constipation and Treatment Methods

Common Causes of Constipation and Treatment Methods

Common Causes of Constipation and Treatment Methods

Causes of Constipation and Treatment: Good day readers, how are we faring? Constipation is the topic today and its not new to us. Its a very common disorder we suffer. Recently, a friend of mine called me and said she hasn’t gone to visit the “white house” for over three weeks, jeez! I freaked out, the rest of the story is history sha. Common Causes of Constipation and Treatment Methods.

So What Is Constipation?

A state of the bowels in which the evacuations are infrequent and difficult, or the intestines become filled with hardened faeces. It can vary from not going to defecate for probably more than 4days down to pain and hardness of faeces, pain and grinning and sometimes blood might appear while visiting the “white house”.

Causes of Constipation?

1. Dehydration
2. Not drinking enough water after eating
3. Taking too much dairy products
4. Stress
5. Resisting the urge to poo (yes,some people actually do that)
6. Exercising too much

The Treatment of Constipation

1. Drink enough water (at least 2litres a day, very necessary)
2. While doing physical activities, make sure to drink enough water.
3. Eat fibre and roughages, they aid bowel movement
4. Do not resist the urge to go to the toilet, its not embarrassing, it is the call of nature, answer it jare.
5. Take any laxative if you have constipation e.g Liquid Paraffin, Bisacodyl, Lactulose e.t.c

Remember to visit pharmacist if the symptoms persist.

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