Constipation : One of the most important gastrointestinal motility disorders is a disorder that causes delay in the movement of the contents of the gastrointestinal tract. Factors affecting digestion and malabsorption syndrome Some of the factors that can affect food digestion and malabsorption syndrome include:· Long-term use of antibiotics· Celiac …Read More »
Constipation: Do you know that constipation prevents the proper absorption of medicine and food? (part I)
Constipation : One of the most important gastrointestinal motility disorders is a disorder that causes delay in the movement of the contents of the gastrointestinal tract. And may be present in various parts of the digestive system, including esophagus (mega isophagus), stomach (gastroparesis and delayed gastric emptying), small intestine or colon …Read More »
Constipation: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
Constipation: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments The word constipation comes from the Latin constipare meaning “to press, crowd together”, and from 1400 A.D. Latin Constipationem. Constipation is a condition of the digestive system. The sufferer has hard feces that are difficult to expel. In most cases, this occurs because the colon …Read More »
The health benefits of raisins
The health benefits of raisins include relief from constipation, acidosis, anemia, fever, and sexual weakness. Raisins also help in weight gain, eye care, dental care, and bone health. Raisins are indispensable when it comes to dry fruits. Those golden, green, or black colored delicacies are favorites of almost everybody, especially …Read More »
The Basics of Constipation
The Basics of Constipation Constipation is one of those topics few like to talk about. If you’ve suffered from this problem, though, you know it can be both painful and frustrating. Almost everyone gets constipated at some time during his or her life. It affects approximately 2% of the population …Read More »
What is constipation?
What is constipation? Constipation means different things to different people. For many people, it simply means infrequent stools. For others, however, constipation means hard stools, difficulty passing stools (straining), or a sense of incomplete emptying after a bowel movement. The cause of each of these “types” of constipation probably is …Read More »
What causes constipation?
What causes constipation? Theoretically, constipation can be caused by the slow passage of digesting food through any part of the intestine. More than 95% of the time, however, the slowing occurs in the colon. Medications A frequently over-looked cause of constipation is medications. The most common offending medications include: •Narcotic …Read More »