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Constipation refers to any irregularity or absence of stools. The slow movement of food through the large intestine and the time that waste remains in the colon are factors that contribute to constipation. More and more water is absorbed while the waste from our body and the stool becomes drier and bulky thus more difficult to pass. Home remedies can help relieve constipation. Constipation is no fun. Sometimes it can be painful. But the cause of the weakness of your bowels is often easy to find. May it include a lack of fiber in the diet, lack of fluid intake, stress, drugs, lack of exercise, and poor bowel habits? Home remedies for constipation Grapes have proved very beneficial in overcoming constipation. The combination of the properties of the cellulose, sugar and organic acid in grapes make it a laxative food. Their scope is not limited to clearing the intestines. They also have the tone of the stomach and intestines and relieve the most chronic constipation. Take at least 350 grams of this fruit daily to achieve the desired results. Drink a glass of prune juice 1st thing on an empty stomach to ease or eliminate constipation. Prune juice containing fiber is strongly recommended. Very young children and babies should not be given over the counter laxatives, they may contain chemicals that May cause even more trouble once they start working! These chemicals can also increase the cramping and other side effects. Food should be well chewed. Haste meals and meals at odd hours should be avoided. Sugar and sugary foods should be strictly avoided. Constipate food products are all white flour, rice, bread, pulses, cakes, pastries, cookies, cheese, fatty foods, preserves, white sugar and eggs. Beware of certain foods, certain things May constipate one person but not another. Milk, for example, can be very constipating for some, while others give it diarrhea. Foods that tend to produce gas, such as beans, cauliflower and cabbage should be avoided by those whose constipation is the result of a spastic colon. We must suspect a spastic colon if your constipation is very painful. Ayurvedic medicine for constipation is Triphala Churn. It is a powder by grinding three kinds of herbs. A teaspoon of this powder taken with warm water or milk when you go to bed is beneficial. Conventional thinking on laxatives is that if you take one, find one or psyllium based fiber. Psyllium is a natural fiber that is much gentler on the system than ingredients in many other products available today. Guava when eaten with seeds of fodder for the power supply can lead to constipation. Many of constipation are caused by lack of exercise and poor diet. Everyone should have 6-8 8 oz glasses of fluid per day. The best liquid for preventing constipation and good health is water. Good sources of fiber are fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Increase the amount of exercise every day you can also contribute to the improvement of defecation. Mix the figs to the concentration of plum; add half a teaspoon of paraffin oil, 1 cup of borsch, honey and lemon and drink.
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