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A healthy stomach leads to a healthy body and happy life. But if you wake up with a bloated stomach and inconsistent dry stools, your day may feel upside down and hard to get by. It’s a constipation strike that nobody wants to have on any day of the year.
You have constipation if you experience dry stools as frequently as three times a week. Consult our online doctor for constipation treatment and prescription today.
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Hi Dr. Nicole, I have bloating and dry stools. I defecate barely three times a week. Can you help me?
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Symptoms and Causes
Constipation occurs when your body does not have enough hydration, your diet lacks fiber, and your physical activity is minimal. Here are some of the symptoms showing you have constipation:
- Dry hard stool
- Stool frequency of fewer than 3 per week
- Bowel movements are slow
- Feeling unfinished stools after defecation
- Feeling bloated
If your diet and hydration level are not the problem, then other chronic causes of constipation may include:
- Nerves damage controlling body functions
- Colon cancer
- Rectal cancer
- Parkinson’s disease
- Spinal cord injury
- Multiple sclerosis
FAQs About Constipation
How to treat constipation from home?
Constipation can be treated at home by taking diets rich in fiber which helps weigh down your stool and help it move out quickly through your intestines. Additionally, avoid dairy products, drink more water, and do more physical activity to prevent bloating and promotes healthy digestion.
How long does prune juice take to work for constipation in adults?
Prune juice can work for 2-3 hours for mild constipation. However, if your condition is severe, it can take over one day or longer for your digestive tract to relax and defecate. Anyhow, it helps improve constipation symptoms and empty stomach naturally.
How to relieve constipation on the toilet immediately?
Following a particular sitting position on the toilet can help increase the defecation chances and make bowel movements easier. The ideal position is to fold your knees towards your chest, put your elbows on your knees and bulge your abdomen outwards while keeping the spine straight. It will put pressure on the stomach without you pushing hard and makes bowel movements easier and faster.
What treatment is available for constipation?
Some over-the-counter laxatives are available for constipation, or taking prebiotics like psyllium husk, which is a pure fiber that helps ease constipation. Other options include drinking more water, regular physical activity, and using food softeners. However, consult your doctor to treat constipation, especially chronic conditions like hemorrhoids.
How do I get rid of constipation ASAP?
To treat constipation rapidly, take probiotics and prebiotics, use over-the-counter laxatives, drink plenty of water, exercise more, drink coffee, and try herbal laxatives like senna.
How many cups of water should I drink to relieve constipation?
If you are constipated, you should drink ten glasses of water a day, and if you could add 1 or 2 more, it would be great. Especially prefer drinking warm water on an empty stomach to reduce the risk of bloating and help fasten bowel movements.
Does hot water with lemon juice help constipation?
Lemon water is a natural detox drink that can help detoxify the body and remove any harmful pathogens from your body. You can have a warm water lemon drink after waking up to flush out the toxins from your system and speed up your bowel movements.
Are hot or cold drinks better for constipation?
Hot drinks are always better than cold drinks for constipation and the body's overall health. It helps melt away extra fats, fasten your digestive process, break down the food components, and kill any pathogenic bacteria flushing them out via urine. It also reduces the risk of bloating and hardening of stools which causes constipation in the first place.
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