This Is How You Can Make Your Stomach And Bowels Work Like A Charm In 9 Effective Ways

Constipation is usually not severe although it can be uncomfortable. If you have chronic constipation issues, you should definitely see your doctor. 

Fortunately, it is more likely that your constipation is just a minor and temporary condition that can be relieved using some of the remedies below.

Water

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Constipation happens because of dehydration. If you remain hydrated, your body does not have to draw water from your colon, and your stool remains softer and passes through your body more easily. Try to drink eight glasses of water each day. If you are struggling to do this, try to think in terms of having 8 ounces every hour.

Yogurt

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The probiotics found in yogurt are good for your digestion.

Blackstrap Molasses

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Sugar syrup is boiled three times to make blackstrap molasses. The vitamins and minerals in it, including magnesium, can ease constipation. Swallow a tablespoon before you go to bed at night.

Sesame and Pumpkin Seeds

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The fiber found in both types of seeds can help ease constipation, and they are easily added to things such as salads or smoothies.

Ripe Bananas

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According to MedicineNet, unripe bananas can cause constipation, but ripe bananas relieve it.

Prunes

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Prunes have a natural laxative in them, sorbitol, and are also a good fiber source. Children may dislike the taste of prunes but could be persuaded to eat them in ice pops or in a mixture of prune juice and another juice.

Acupressure

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You can stimulate your bowels through acupressure by locating your conception vessel 6, which is found beneath your navel by three widths of your fingers. You should press on the area for half a minute to stimulate it while closing your eyes and taking normal breaths.

Aromatherapy

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The scents that are good remedies for constipation are peppermint, fennel, sweet basil, rosemary, orange and lemon.

Exercise

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Exercise is a great way to alleviate constipation. Even just walking 10 or 15 minutes each day can really help.

Constipation is an unpleasant condition, but you can prevent it with some healthy choices. You should see a doctor if you have additional symptoms or if your constipation is a recurring issue. Comment to say whether you've found these or other remedies for constipation useful and pass them to your friends and family.

Our content is created to the best of our knowledge, yet it is of general nature and cannot in any way substitute an individual consultation by your doctor. Your health is important to us!