Constipation

Constipation is a subject that can make difficult for discussion. A few facts about constipation and an open forum for discussion is welcome!

About Constipation

Constipation is characterized by fewer than 3 bowel movements per week for 3 months or more. Millions of adults and children in the United States battles with this dilemma.

What Causes Constipation?

Nutrients from the food consumed is absorbed by the intestines and transported through your body. So what’s left is mostly waste and fluid and the colon must make effort of getting rid of waste and absorbing fluid.

So, if the muscles in your colon move too slowly or absorbs too much water the stool may get hard and dry. As a well known statement: ‘you are what you eat.’

 symptoms of constipation include but not limited to

  • Pain and suffering with straining from bowel movements attempts
  • Hard dry stools that are too enlarged to pass though the rectum
  • Excessive gas, bloating and abdominal pains
  • Fewer than 3 bowel movements per week

Since most medicated formulas have the possible chance of serious side effects with long term usage, turning to natural forms is the most effective and best way to promote a healthier way to have regular bowel movements.

There are natural supplement called Regular by It Works! Global. Along with a fact sheet a ingredients with more information on accessing the product.

Natural herbals to get you on the right path:

Cascara Sagrada (bark)- is used as a laxative for constipation, as well as a treatment for gallstones, liver ailments, and cancer. Some people use it as a “bitter tonic.”

Citation http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-773-CASCARA.aspx?activeIngredientId=773&activeIngredientName=CASCARA

Aloe (leaf) aids in the relief of constipation.

Psyllium (husk) is fiber that aids in the relief of constipation.

Citrus Pectin is a soluble fiber found in most plants.

Ginger(Root) and Fennel (Seed) aids in calming irritable bowels.

 

Dandelion (Root) and Milk Thistle Extract (Seed) assist with detoxing the liver.

 

Peppermint (Leaf) can help with gas, bloating and nausea, morning sickness and stomach cramps.

 

To access the Body Wrappd website, click on any image below.

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Tips to regulate a better life:

  • Eat a well-balanced diet that includes foods high in fiber
  • Get rid of poor eating habits (junk food/ overeating, etc)
  • Drink plenty of water (at least 8 glasses per day)
  • Exercise regularly

 

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