Tuesday, January 15, 2013

How To Get Rid Of Constipation With Natural Homemade Laxatives

Constipation is digestive system disorder that experiencing excessive hardening of the stool so it is difficult to be disposed of or removed and can cause great pain to the sufferer. Severe constipation also called obstipation can cause colon cancer. Many factors can cause constipation such as less fiber diet, drink, exercise, and dependence on laxatives, stroke, and colon problems, can all be causes.The use of laxatives constantly to overcome constipation is not recommended. Besides making you become dependent to the drug, side effect that occurs in the body is also not good. Besides, there are so many natural homemade remedies that we can used to get rid of constipation.

What Causes Constipation?
It is estimated about 80% of people have experienced constipation. Common causes of constipation are;
  • Lack of body fluids or dehydration.
  • Heaty or heatiness
  • Stress or depression and excessive activity.
  • Effect of hormone in the body (eg due to menstruation).
  • Less elastic Intestinal (usually because it is during pregnancy or old age).
  • Anatomical abnormalities of the digestive system.
  • Lifestyle and irregular eating pattern (such as a poor diet).
  • The side effects that caused by taking drugs that contain a lot of calcium or aluminum (eg, antidiarrheal drugs, analgesics, and antacids).
  • Lack of vitamin C intake and lack of fiber.
  • A symptom of disease (eg typhoid and hernia).
  • Too often hold defecate in a long time.
  • Emotions, because people are emotional or anxious, intestines into spasm, so pertaltik intestine stalled and colon reabsorb feces fluid. As a result, the feces become harder.
  • Rarely or lack of exercise.
Constipation Symptoms
Symptoms and signs will be different between someone with someone else, due to diet, hormones, lifestyle and shape of the colon every person is different, but usually the symptoms and signs which are commonly found on most or sometimes some sufferers are as follows :
  • Stomach fullness and even feel stiff because the stack stool (if feces was piled about 1 week or so, looks like a pregnant belly).
  • Stool becomes hard, hot, darker, less numerous than usual, and may even form small round object when is already severe
  • During defecation, hard stool removed or disposed of, sometimes have to push or squeeze stomach first in order to issue a stool (even to having hemorrhoid and sweating).
  • Audible sounds in the stomach.
  • The anus was full, and as dogged with ill from something rubbing against a hot and hard stools.
  • The frequency increases with flatulence foul smell more than usual (and even sometimes the patient will have difficulty or not at all able to pass gas).
  • The decline in the frequency of bowel movements, and increased bowel transit time (usually three bowel movements a day or more).
  • Sometimes having nausea and even vomiting if is already severe.
  • Back pain when stools are pretty much stacked.

Natural homemade laxatives to get rid of constipation

First potion
Benefits of aloe vera to treat constipation had been proven because aloe vera contains the anthraquinone laxatives.
- Half of aloe vera stem
- Honey sufficiently
How to make potions:
Wash off aloe vera, discard the skin and then it chopped. brewed with half a cup of hot water, you can also add a tablespoon of honey.
Rules for use:
Eat while warm twice a day. Warning: This natural laxatives not intended for pregnant women, menstruation, and diarrhea.

Second potion
- 10 grams of ginger powder
How to make: 
Brewed ginger powder with 200 ml of warm water
Rules for use:
Drink regularly 2 times a day

Third Potion
- 1 bunch of spinach roots
- Honey
- 150ml of water
How to make it:
Clean the spinach root, then milled until smooth. Add honey and 150ml of water. Strain and squeeze.
Rules for use:
drink 3 times a day to drink as much as 150ml.

Fourth potion
- Pineapple 200 gr
- Papaya 300 gr
How to make:
Wash papaya and pineapple, then blender until smooth and put 200 ml of water.
Rules for use:
Drink every day.

Fifth potion
- Pineapple 200 grams
- Papaya 300 g
How to make:
Wash papaya and pineapple, then in a blender until smooth and put 200 ml of water.
Rules for use:
Drink every day. Another way you can eat directly papaya or pineapple to relieve constipation

Tips how to prevent constipation

Eating foods rich in fiber.
Fiber is an essential element for a healthy digestive system. Fiber helps stool to more easily pass through the intestines. Consuming foods rich in fiber every day on a regular basis will help increase the overall health condition. Food sources rich in fiber include fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds.

Drinking enough water.
Most people who suffer from constipation are dehydrated. Water is very important in moving garbage or feces in the colon. Drink at least 8 glasses of water every day to prevent constipation. Water can help make stools softer so it will not cause pain in both the gut and when expelled through the anus.

Eat small meals but often.
Eating large meals at once can cause constipation. Therefore, it is recommended to eat small meals but often. Eat small meals 5-6 times can prevent constipation.

Limit foods and medications consumption that can cause constipation
There are some foods that can cause constipation, for example, is bread made from white wheat or dairy products, meat, eggs, cheese and processed foods. Medications such as antacids can also cause constipation. Therefore, limit your consumption of foods and drugs.

Regular exercise
The results showed that regular exercise can prevent constipation. Exercise for thirty minutes every day or 3-5 times a week can help the digestive system work more effectively and helps prevent constipation.

Do not delay, the desire to defecate
Sometimes many are choosing to put off going to the bathroom when the urge bowel appear for various reasons. Delaying a bowel movement can actually cause constipation.

Avoid drinks that can lead to dehydration.
Some drinks can cause dehydration such as soft drinks, coffee, and tea. Also avoid drinking too much alcohol, because it also has effect dehydration in the body. If the body is dehydrated the water present in the feces to be reabsorbed by the body, causing the stool becomes hard and lead to constipation.