What is Constipation?
Nowadays many people are suffering from constipation lets know more about Constipation and Homeopathic medicine for constipation.
What Is Constipation?
- Infrequent bowel movements
- Stool Hard to pass, sometimes painful to pass
- The stool is often dry and hard
- Unsatisfactory stools
- A person who passes stools fewer than 3 times per week may have constipation.
Some of the complications from constipation are haemorrhoids (Swollen veins in the anus), anal fissure (Torn skin in the anus) or faecal impaction (Hardened stool that’s stuck in the rectum or lower colon).
Common Causes of Constipation
- Lack of fibre in the diet
- The movement of stool through the colon may be slow.
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Low levels of physical activity
- Not drinking enough water
- Some medicines and dietary supplements may cause constipation
Preventive Measures for Constipation
- Add dietary fibres (Salads, green leafy vegetables, fruits, etc.) to your regular meals
- Drink enough water
- Use the bathroom whenever needed, do not avoid
- Increase physical activity
Homeopathic Medicine for Constipation
Homeopathy can do wonders in treating constipation, one can use following homeopathic medicines depending on symptoms to get relief in constipation. We always recommend consulting a qualified homeopathic practitioner for a detailed evaluation of your symptoms and further treatment.
Aesculus Hippocastanum: This homeopathic medicine for constipation is well indicated in the case of large, dry and hard stools, much pain after stools, with prolapse. Raw and sore anus with burning.it is also a very useful remedy for hemorrhoids, with sharp shooting pain up to the back; blind and bleeding.
Alumina: It is a very well indicated homeopathic medicine for constipation of infants and old people from the inactive rectum, and in women of very sedentary habit. Even soft stool is passed with difficulty, great straining. Itching and burning at anus. Painful urging long before stool, and then straining at stool.
Bryonia Alba: This is a well-indicated remedy for chronic constipation. Very dry and hard stools. Worse in the morning, from moving, and in hot weather. The patient is exceedingly irritable; everything puts him out of humor.
Lycopodium Clavatum: The Lycopodium patient has the ineffectual urge for stool, he also has hard, small stools that are difficult to pass. He also has rumbling and gurgling in the abdomen.
Nitricum Acidum: This Homeopathic Medicine for constipation is suitable when there is tearing pains during stools, violent cutting pain after stool, lasting for hours. Great straining while passing stool, but little passes. Rectum feels torn.
Nux Vomica: This homeopathic remedy is very useful when the patient had constipation, with frequent ineffectual urging, and stools are incomplete and unsatisfactory (feeling as is part remained unexpelled). He may have constriction of the rectum. Urging to stool felt throughout the abdomen. The Nux Vomica patient is very irritable, sensitive to all impression, he cannot bear noises, odor, light, etc.
Silicea Terra: This homeopathic medicine is well indicated when the patient suffered from constipation always before and during menses. The stool comes down with difficulty; when partly expelled, recedes again. Much rumbling in bowels. The silicea patient is yielding, faint-hearted, anxious, Nervous and excitable. Sensitive to all impressions.
Homeopathy for Constipation in Toddlers
Homeopathy can play a very important role in treating constipation in case of toddlers. They can be treated gently and quickly by homeopathic medicines. Following are some of the useful remedies for constipation in toddlers.
Aesculus Hippocastanum: For toddlers, this homeopathic medicine is well indicated in the case of large, dry and hard stools, children cry due to pain after stools. Raw and sore anus with burning.
Lycopodium Clavatum: The Lycopodium toddler has the ineffectual urge for stool, he also has hard, small stools that are difficult to pass. He also has rumbling and gurgling in the abdomen.
Calcarea Carb: Around 40% of the toddlers are Calcarea Card Patients; fat, fair and flabby with profuse perspiration. Stools are large hard followed by pasty and then liquid. The child has difficult and delayed dentition
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