Symptoms And Herbal Remedies For Constipation Treatment
bud • onHealth & Beauty 8 years ago • 3 min read

Constipation is a common disturbance of the digestive tract. In this condition, the bowels do not move regularly, or are not completely emptied when they move. This condition is the chief cause of many diseases as it produces toxins which find their way into the bloodstream and are carried to all parts of the body. Appendicitis, rheumatism, arthritis, high blood pressure, cataract., and cancer are only a few of the diseases in which chronic constipation is an important predisposing factor.

Constipation is one of the most common of all digestive disorders and it can affect people of all age groups, from toddlers to the aged. Before you get ahead of yourself keep in mind that our digestive systems function differently and while some people may consider the absence of bowel movements on a single day as constipation, for some regular bowel movements may occur daily.


Constipation Symptoms

Infrequency, Irregularity in Elimination of Hard Faecal Matter

The most common symptoms of constipation are infrequency, irregularity or difficulty in elimination of the hard faecal matter.

Coated Tongue, Foul Breath, Headache, Depression , Insomnia etc The other symptoms include a coated tongue, foul breath, loss of appetite, headache, dizziness, dark circles under the eyes, depression, nausea, pimples on the face, ulcer in the mouth, constant fullness in the abdomen, diarrhoea alternating with constipation, varicose veins, pain in the lumbar region, acidity, heart burn, and insomnia.

Discomfort In addition to changes in bowel movements constipation would also be likely to cause symptoms like abdominal cramps aches, and a very bloated feeling. Although you may feel hungry you feel full rapidly and there is a loss of appetite. Nausea may also be observed in some cases.

Constipation in Children In addition to constipation symptoms like irregular bowel movements children are also likely to display a loss of appetite and fatigue. Smaller children are very likely to display irritability and discontentment. Constipation in children is also most likely to cause severe abdominal pain and uneasiness and you would also notice particularly foul odor emanating from stools and flatulence. Constipation treatment for infants, babies and smaller children with natural or home remedies should be avoided as the treatment would require the medical expertise of a doctor. Age plays a large role in treating constipation newborn babies, toddlers, children, and adults.

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Herbal Remedies:

Triphala: Triphala is composed of three fruits, namely Harada (haritaki), Amla (amalaki) and Behada (bibhitaki). Triphala combines the properties of both a purgative laxative and a lubricating bulk laxative. It promotes good colon health and acts as a laxative without causing cramps or irritation. It gently stimulates the intestinal walls and restores tone to the colon, thus helping in the elimination process, providing a colon cleansing effect.

Psyllium husk is derived from the seed of the Plantago ovata plant. This time-tested herb has been described in ancient Ayurvedic literature as an emollient, gentle laxative, cooling and diuretic, hence, it is a popular household remedy for constipation.

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