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Suppositories for Constipation: Pros and Cons

Suppositories for Constipation

Suppositories for constipation are not often a hot topic at a cocktail party. However, they are actually one of the most effective forms of constipation relief, and are often the go-to choice for surgical preparations based on their bowel enhancing abilities. While likely not the most glamorous option, they remain a surefire choice for those experiencing an uncomfortable case of too long residing fecal matter.

Laxatives for Constipation Relief – Top 10 Picks!

Laxatives for Constipation

Sometimes, it just happens. Home remedies for constipation prove ineffective. Honey, molasses, vegetable oil and even herbal teas fail to produce the poo; and squatting, sitting, straining and even soaking have all are unable to provide relief. When home remedies for constipation including a heaping helping of dried fruits or a plateful of artichokes have not succeeded, relief is often sought elsewhere.

Benefits of Dried Apricots for Digestive Health

Benefits of Dried Apricots

Dietary fiber is part of dietetic intake that encompasses the indigestible parts of plants, which the body needs to stay healthy. There are two kinds of dietary fiber; soluble (can be dissolved in water) and, insoluble (does not dissolve in water and therefore passes unchanged through the digestive tract). Dietary fiber benefits include helping the body to maintain regularity and preventing constipation, as well as possibly helping to stave off chronic illness such as heart disease and diabetes. Obesity prevention is another of the many dietary fiber benefits, and various factors contribute to its role in the achievement of healthier body weight.

Top 10 Unexpected Causes of Bloating

Causes of Bloating

Bloating is a symptom that is associated with many different gastrological processes and disorders. Sometimes it occurs simply following a large meal or accompanies infrequent bouts of indigestion. It can be associated with numerous health conditions like diverticulitis and celiac disease. Bloating is also frequently attributed to menstruation.

Chronic Constipation Diet Plan: Do’s and Don’ts!

Chronic Constipation Diet

Thinking about a chronic constipation diet? You are not alone. According to UCLA, chronic constipation is defined as a recurrence of the constipation symptoms that are more severe in nature than occasional bouts or slow bowel elimination

Chronic Constipation Remedies for Adults

Chronic Constipation Remedies

Constipation is one of the most common biological malfunctions experienced by people. Whether young or old, an inability to pass stool affects just about everyone at some point in their lives. While it is not exactly a prized conversation topic, it is important to understand that occasional constipation is normal from time to time, however when it becomes chronic, it becomes a problem that requires intervention

Lactose Intolerance in Children Signs and Symptoms

Lactose Intolerance in Children

Unfortunately, children are not exactly always the best at describing what’s wrong with them. Abdominal troubles are often generalized as “tummy aches” and bathroom problems are often too embarrassing a topic for children to discuss. This can make identifying lactose intolerance in children difficult

Chronic Constipation in Children: Causes and Remedies

Chronic Constipation in Children

Chronic constipation in children is not uncommon. In fact, it is one of the most frequent tummy troubles experienced by the still-fond-of-finger-foods crowd. Unfortunately, there are a number of causes behind consistent bowel blockages in children