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How to manage constipation

How to manage constipation

Constipation is a common digestive ailment in which an individual has less than 3 bowel movements in a week. Furthermore, the bowel movements can be hard and oftentimes appear as small-sized pebbles. It is important to note that the normal bowel movement vary for every individual. In addition, constipation that lasts for 12 weeks or […]

Overview on constipation

Constipation develops once the bowel movements become hard or less frequent than normal. The time between bowel movements varies from one individual to another. Some experience bowel movements several times throughout the day while others have only 1-2 times in a week. If the individual does not have a bowel movement more than 3 days, […]

Management for constipation

The treatment for constipation depends on the exact cause, how the condition lasts and the severity of the symptoms. In most cases, it is possible to relieve the symptoms with lifestyle and dietary modifications. Lifestyle changes Modifications to the lifestyle and diet are recommended as the initial treatment for constipation and this has improved the […]

What is constipation?

Always bear in mind that constipation is a typical condition affecting individuals of all ages. This simply means that the individual is not regularly passing stools or unable to completely empty out the bowel. Constipation can also cause the stools to turn hard and lumpy as well as unusually small or large in size. The […]

Constipation in children

It is important to note that constipation is quite common in children and typically caused by not drinking enough fluids, not enough fiber in the diet or having a diet that is high in constipating foods (cheese, whole milk and bananas). What are the symptoms of constipation? Children with constipation typically have either large-sized hard […]