Constipation Information

A problem of the digestive system, constipation affects people who have infrequent bowel movements, pass hard stools or strain during bowel movements. Constipation is wrongly anticipated as a disease. Rather, it is a symptom of many other diseases. People who suffer from constipation generally have painful bowel movement and often experience straining, bloating and sensation of a full bowel. Although it is not a serious ailment, constipation, if left untreated, can lead to serious problems. Read on to know more about the causes and symptoms of constipation.

Causes Of Constipation

  • Overeating/ having heavy meals
  • Low fiber diet
  • Low intake of fluids
  • Lack of salads and fruits in diet
  • Diseases like hyperacidity, diabetes, colitis, sluggish liver and tumors
  • Weak abdominal muscles
  • Holding back stools, when in pressure
  • Irregular meals
  • Incomplete chewing of food
  • High intake of refined foods
  • Faulty style of living
  • Unhealthy eating habits, including intake of refined and fatty foods
  • Insufficient intake of water
  • Excessive consumption of tea and coffee
  • Insufficient chewing of food
  • Wrong combination of foods
  • Lack of exercise
  • Emotional stress

Symptoms Of constipation

  • Irregular discharge of stools
  • Depression
  • Bad breath
  • Insomnia
  • Pimples
  • Heart burn
  • Difficulty in eliminating feces
  • Coated tongue
  • Foul breath
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dark circles
  • Dizziness
  • Acne
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Acidity

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