Sudden unexplained constipation

Constipation is most often caused by a low-fiber diet, lack of physical activity, not drinking enough water, or delay in going to the bathroom when you have the urge to defecate. Always try to have a bowel movement when the urge is present.

Other times, a pregnancy, an underactive thyroid, mental health problems or medications may be the reason for your constipation. More serious causes, like colon cancer, are much less common. Stress and travel can also contribute to constipation or other changes in bowel habits.

Advice: Do you suffer from constipation? Avoid pharmacy!

Each of us has suffered from constipation at some point, either a completely isolated episode or a chronic constipation lasting. But have you ever wondered what determines the formation of those queues in pharmacies which promote all prices increasingly smaller hypermarket drugs they own? Could be the ads? Or the convenience?

5 Surprising Causes of Constipation

Chocolate and constipation

What causes constipation? Well, the obvious answer include not drinking enough water, a low fiber diet, a lack of physical activity or ignoring the urge to go. But it might be something else. Here are 5 possible causes of constipation you may not have considered.

6 Useful Tips – How to cure constipation caused by computers?

How to cure constipation caused by computers?

Did you know that the human intestine is ten times longer than the length of his body? Our digestive system is remarkably efficient. But what happen with the average 8-10 year old in the U.S. who spends around eight hours per day in front of a screen and have bowel movement problems? How to cure constipation caused by computers?

Constipation in children – what is abnormal?

Mad Toddler

Usually constipation is not a serious problem for children and it’s quote common. When no particular disease or illness is the cause of the constipation, then it is just an episode caused probably by the last dinner. But lets see what is abnormal? When should a parent be concerned?