Constipation is the abnormal movement of the bowels which causes painful stool passage. Yes, it is painful, irritating and frustrating. One of the biggest problems of this disease is that people are not aware of the root cause of the disorder and are hesitant to discuss the same.
Constipation is a common problem faced by individuals all across the world. Some of the symptoms of constipation are:
- Infrequency in defecation,
- Foul breath,
- Loss of appetite,
- Dark circles,
- the frequent eruption of Pimples,
- Mouth ulcers,
- Diarrhoea alternating with constipation,
- Acidity, Heartburn
- Even depression can be a major symptom for constipation.
So if you are facing with any of the mentioned symptoms, constantly for three months there is a great likelihood that you are suffering from constipation.
The first step in curing constipation is to accept it. Once accepted one may search for solutions to cure this disease. To cure any disease, it is very vital to understand the root cause of the problem. Not only does it help in making one aware of the symptoms mentioned above but also helps to strategize ways for preventing the disease. Some of the root cause of constipation are improper diet & irregular eating habits, Insufficient intake of water and high fibre food, Excessive intake of animal protein, Emotional disturbances, Lack of physical activity and paralytic or mechanical obstruction to the passage of stools. Understanding the root cause will help you identify solutions for curing as well as preventing the disease in future.
There are plenty of options for curing constipation. Ayurvedic medicines can help you cure the disease of its root and ensure that the disease is cured naturally. Some of the Ayurvedic herbs which act as an antidote for constipation are Hartaki (Terminalia Chebula), Isabgol (Plantago Ovata), Senna Leaves (Cassia Angustifolia) and Nisoth (Ipomoea Turpethum). Some other Ayurvedic supplements like Kabjahar and Triphala Churna can be taken alongside with the herbs. Apart from medication, the best way to cure constipation is to change your lifestyle – eat healthy stay healthy! Say a big no to white flour, rice, bread, pulses, cakes, pastries, biscuits, cheese, white sugar & hard-boiled eggs. Instead, supplement your food with Wholegrain Cereals, Green Vegetables, and Fruits like Bael, Pear, Guava, Grapes, Orange, Papaya & Figs and Dairy products. Exercising regularly and following religiously the Yoga can go a long way to help you be fit and prevent diseases like constipation.