What are “normal” bowel movements vary from person to person. Some people go every day, or even three times a day; others may go only three times a week. The consistency of stool also varies from person to person. Some healthy people may have soft or near-runny stools, while others have firm stools, but have no trouble passing them.
Signs and Symptoms: Stools harder than usual, fewer than three bowel movements a week, sudden decrease in the number of bowel movements, Straining during bowel movements.
Many times constipation can be treated. However, you should see your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms: Bowel movements don’t improve after changing your diet and getting enough exercise, Abdominal or rectal pain, Bloody stool, Unexpected weight loss, pencil like stools
Constipation is most often caused by a low fiber diet, lack of exercise, or delay in going to the bathroom when you have the urge to defecate. Stress can also contribute to constipation or other changes in bowel habits.
Other times, diseases of the bowel (such as irritable bowel syndrome), pregnancy, certain medical conditions, depression, metabolic disorders, or medications may be the reason for your constipation.
More women than men seek help for constipation, suggesting that a hormonal imbalance may play a role.
Eat lots of fiber, Drink plenty of fluids each day, Exercise regularly, go to the bathroom when you have the urge.
Getting enough fiber in your diet (25 – 45 g per day) helps prevent constipation. Vegetables, fresh fruits and whole grains, including wheat, or oatmeal cereals are excellent sources of fiber. To reap the benefits of fiber, you must drink plenty of fluids to help pass the stool.
Drinking Herbal Tea Remedy Helps to Cure Constipation
Certain Herbal tea remedies provides gentle overnight relief from occasional constipation by promoting bowel movement.
Drinking these herbal teas on a daily bases will help prevent chronic constipation.
It is especially recommended to drink a cup of herbal tea in the evening before bedtime, allowing the mixture to work overnight, with relief to follow in the morning.
A single serving of the following herbs Peppermint, Fennel, Dandelion and Chamomile leaves, stimulate digestive action and treat gas, flatulence, bloating and abdominal cramping.
Maintaining a healthy and functioning digestive system can be done through the prevention of toxins production and accumulation. In cases which toxic waste is not prevented, it can find its way into the bloodstream and spread through out the body, eventually leading to an illness.
Drinking medicinal herbal tea maximizes the absorption of the herbs active ingredients in the body more than any other form of remedy uptake. Ingesting the tea absorbs through the stomach into the bloodstream immediately and effectively.
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.