Constipation - What You Need To Know
September 7, 2010 | By Anita Jackson
Constantly feeling full? Are your pants getting tighter? Are you irritable, because you haven't been able to move your bowels?

Constipation is defined as not being able to release stool on a regular basis. No one wants to experience constipation, but many people experience it occasionally. Constant constipation can lead to more severe health issues, if no action is taken to correct the issues. If you suffer from constant constipation, you should discuss it with your doctor.

What Are The Causes of Constipation?

Occasional constipation is usually caused by a poor diet and lack of exercise. Switching to a diet high in fiber, drinking more water, and starting an exercise routine can help relieve symptoms of occasional constipation.

Eating junk food, constantly drinking sugary beverages, such as sodas, without consuming enough grains, fruits and vegetables can impair your digestive system.
Not going to the bathroom when you need to trains your intestines bad habits and can also lead to occasional constipation.

Symptoms of Constipation

The symptoms of constipation are easily recognizable and should never be neglected. If you are experiencing these symptoms, it's time to find a solution.

Symptoms of constipation can include:
  • Bloating
  • Feeling sluggish or tired
  • Uncomfortable
  • Shifting from one part of your seat to another
  • Harder, compacted stool
  • Straining when stool cannot pass easily through the rectum

If constipation is not resolved, it can lead to other health concerns, such as:
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Rectum tearing and bleeding
  • Anal fissures
  • Lesser bowel movements

Severe Constipation

In this article, we discuss the seriousness of severe constipation and complications that can occur. Severe constipation can be your body's way of telling you something else is wrong. Stay healthy by learning as much as possible about your bodily functions, and how symptoms can be signs of other major health problems. Read more about severe constipation in this article today

Constipation Remedies

There are many constipation remedies for occasional constipation. Some remedies for constipation are:
  • Switching to a diet high in fiber
  • Beginning an exercise regimen
  • Replacing sugary drinks with water
  • Probiotics*

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John
I think I need probiotics or something to get rid of this constipation.
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