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Constipation Treatment Options

 

Treatment options for constipation

 

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Bowel movement troubles usually fall into one of two groups: Those caused by IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and those caused by CIC (Chronic Idiopathic Constipation). Depending on the cause of the constipation and the frequency it occurs, there are different types of treatments that can be considered. In this article we will be taking a look at the following:

 

  • Is your daily diet adding to the problem?
  • Should you be considering probiotic medicines?
  • Will OTC (over the counter) medicines sort out your problems?
  • Do you need to obtain medical advice and prescription medicines?

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Natural colon cleansing – is it necessary and why?

colon cleanseColon cleansing is not a new thing. It dates back to as early as the 1920’s, but unfortunately researchers lost interest with the theories behind colon cleansing, and it was ignored until fairly recently, when the use of teas, enzymes and colon irrigation as colon cleansers, have become increasingly popular again.

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Colon tests and treatments

colonoscopyAs previously discussed, your colon is responsible for crucial processes in your body. Different colon conditions, ranging from a basic case or diarrhea, to more severe conditions such as Chron’s disease, can have a detrimental effect on your body, if left untreated.

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An overview of the colon and associated risks and conditions

Inflammation of the colon can also be in the form of inflammatory bowel disease or infections. In this case, it is referred to as ColitisThe colon is also known as the large intestine and is responsible for a magnitude of different bodily functions. One of the most important roles of the colon, is removing water, salt and certain nutrients and passing it on to be expelled from the body.

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Colon and Digestion Problems: Constipation

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Most people will suffer from colon and digestion problems at some stage in their life. One of the more common issues is constipation.

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