Home Remedies for Constipation

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Home Remedies for Constipation

Home remedies for constipation offers great respite from the disease that affects a large sections of population.

Constipation can be described as bowel movement lesser than three times per week. During constipation stools becomes hard, dry and makes it difficult to defecate. Sometime one can also face straining and bloating.

Cause of Constipation

  • Absence of fiber in the diet
  • Reduced physical activity
  • Medications
  • Milk and dairy products
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Changes in lifestyle
  • Over use of laxatives
  • Postponing bowel movement
  • Dehydration
  • Disease like stroke
  • Disorders of colon and rectum

Symptoms of Constipation;

  • Reduced bowel movements
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Nausea

Loss of appetite

  • Palpitation
  • Drowsiness
  • Hypertension, fever
  • Wind formation
  • Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Pain in the lower legs
  • Mucus coated tongue

Home Remedies for Constipation

  • Have a glass of lukewarm milk before you go to sleep. If you are suffering from chronic constipation you can mix two teaspoons of Castor oil in the milk.
  • Have two glasses of lukewarm water and take a walk around before going to low. It will ease the defecation.
  • Add lemon juice in a glass of warm water two to three times to get some respite from the constipation.
  • One can also take two teaspoons of aloe gel two e times in a day to get relief.
  • One can also take a teaspoon of Triphala Churna with warm water in night before going to sleep.
  • Psyllium husk in lukewarm water taken before sleep also ease in defecation.

Besides one should maintain a healthy lifestyle & refrain from oily and junk foods to get rid from constipation.

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