Did you know how stress can exacerbate IBS symptoms?

Many of us know what Irritable Bowel Syndrome is, but I had no idea that IBS can be influenced in such a way by stress and anxiety. Edward Blanchard, PhD, professor of psychology at the State University of New York at Albany said that “about 60% of IBS patients will meet the criteria for one or more psychiatric disorders”.

We all have problems. Different things cause stress for different people. Stress can include:

Does Coffee Cause Constipation?

Your coffee may greet you in the morning and get you through the day. However, depending on how much coffee you drink and how sensitive you are to caffeine, you may experience side effects that are not so pleasant.

The good news is that caffeine influences your digestive system in multiple ways. It serves as a diuretic, it quickens the digestive process and it stimulates your colon. The effect of these mechanisms varies based on other physical factors; depending on your situation, caffeine can actually cause, relieve, worsen or prevent constipation. If you understand how the process works, you can avoid the uncomfortable effects of caffeine and even use its gastrointestinal powers to your advantage.

Why Is My Toddler Suddenly Constipated?

The first sign of constipation in toddlers is pain while moving the bowels. This pain is caused by stools that are either too large or too hard to pass out effortlessly. Hard stools don‘t have to be large to cause pain.

After experiencing pain, children commonly suppress and withhold stools, which is usually self-evident from observing their behavior. In turn, withheld stools dry out and harden up, making the next bowel movement even more painful. All other causes of a toddler‘s constipation are derivative from the moment of experiencing that first pain.

Irritable bowel syndrome – When an abdominal pain become more serious

Everybody red about IBS or irritable bowel syndrome. It is characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits. Usualy, only a small number of people with irritable bowel syndrome have severe signs and symptoms. Some people can control their symptoms by managing diet, lifestyle and stress. Others will need medication and counseling.

Many times irritable bowel syndrome occurs after an infection, or a stressful life event. Infectious illness may be characterized by two or more of: fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or positive stool culture.

5 simple secrets for a much better digestion – yoga will help bloating and constipation

Yoga for constipation

Reduce bloating, gas, and constipation with simple yoga moves or some excellent massage techniques and breathing exercises for a natural constipation remedy. I have already tried them and I can assure you that you will feel much better. That’s the simple reason I am sharing with you these helpful resources. Just give it a try and you will see the result in your digestive system improvement!

1. Nadya is doing a great job with her easy to follow and clear video on how to relieve constipation.