Constipation is a common gastro-intestinal problem in which a person has less number of bowel movements. Person suffering from constipation pass hard, dry and interrupted stools, making bowel movements extremely painful and energy consuming. Constipation is basically caused when the stool spends too much of time in the colon and is not moved forward. Lack of fibre-rich foods in the diet or inadequate water intake are main reasons why the stools are not formed properly or moved smoothly though the colon. As a result, the colon absorbs water from stools to make them hard and dry. Hardness and dryness make it more difficult for the rectal muscles to discard stools out of the body. That’s why some people may feel bloated or may experience stomach pain with severe constipation. Most people do suffer from constipation at some point in their lives but very few do something to actually treat it because they are not aware about the complications. Constipation can be acute or chronic. Acute constipation occurs suddenly and may last for a short time, whereas chronic constipation can last for a really long time, sometimes even for years together. It can also cause hemorrhoids (piles) due to increased pressure on the blood vessels surrounding the rectum. In this section, you will find articles like detailed causes of constipation,  home remedies for constipation and tips for constipation during pregnancy and many more articles to resolve all your queries on constipation.


Home remedy for constipation — bhujangasaana
- Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti
September 15, 2014 at 02:52pm
Are you suffering from constipation? Try this asana to get rid of constipation naturally.

Drink spinach or palak juice to combat constipation
- Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti
September 12, 2014 at 04:22pm
Spinach is packed with various nutrients and fibre that makes its an excellent home remedy for constipation.

Eat raisins or kishmish to get rid of constipation
- Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti
September 11, 2014 at 03:33pm
Are you suffering from constipation? Eat raisins to get rid of constipation naturally.

A home remedy to relieve constipation – uttanpadasana
- Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti
September 10, 2014 at 12:57pm
Uttanpadasana, a yoga pose, acts as a perfect home remedy to combat constipation and other digestive disorders.

Home remedy to treat constipation — lemon juice
- Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti
September 09, 2014 at 05:53pm
Suffer from constipation? Here is a natural remedy that could work wonders.

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