Constipation is impossibility to have a normal defecation. This concept includes partial evacuation, when there’s still the feeling of incomplete emptying. In addition, the symptoms of constipation are dense in the stool and “sheep chair”.
The symptoms of poor bowel function may become nausea, malaise, irritability, insomnia, headaches, sweating and palpitations. The most common symptoms of constipation occur in the elderly (over 60 years).
Causes of constipation is the lack in the diet of raw vegetables and fruits, coarse fiber. It deprives the human body is a natural pathogen of intestinal peristalsis. Eating sandwiches, scones and cakes, especially”on the run”, the lack in the diet of first courses — all contribute to constipation.
There are rules, observing which you can successfully deal with constipation.
Fluid intake: it is necessary to drink 1.5 – 2 litres of water a day. In the morning on an empty stomach to drink a glass of water.
Fiznagruzki: stimulates increased motility of the colon. Recommended cardio (walking for 20-60 min 3-5 days a week).
Dietary fiber: increase intestinal contents and accelerating the transit. The recommended dose of 20-25 grams per day.
Physicians are reminded that prolonged use of laxatives is undesirable in connection with progressive adverse symptoms such as abdominal pain, the effect of habituation, “a lazy bowel”.