In medical terms constipation is a situation when one feels difficulty in passing stools on regular basis and fails to make bowels empty completely.
Constipation is a very common phenomenon in humans and is termed as mother of all diseases. Constipation can be experienced at any age but is mostly seen in aged persons and pregnant women.
Anyone who has following signs and symptoms will be considered as constipated:
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Constipation is seen in the men and women of every age. Everyone who is constipated may have one or more of the following causes.
It is not difficult for a doctor to diagnose constipation as its symptoms are very common. Doctors need not to have any specific tests to identify the problem. Normally a comprehensive talk with the patient is enough to diagnose condition and help patient to get rid of the problem. However sometimes doctors advise some tests if symptoms are severe.
Physical examination is done by physician by pressing abdomen with hands and fingers.
It is an internal checkup of rectum that helps doctors to find out presence of any solid waste in rectum. It also helps in diagnosis of consistency of stool and presence of any abnormality or tumor.
Blood tests may be needed to check hormone level.
It is done to diagnose any blockage in colon. In this test patient is asked to swallow liquid barium and doctor takes X-ray images of colon.
This is the checking of colon by passing a camera through anus.
Constipation, if caught at an early stage, can be treated even by taking fiber, excess water, doing exercise and using natural constipation remedies. During winter, patient should use guava fruit daily to get quick relief. Also using lukewarm water (Neem Garam Water) during winter greatly helps in curing constipation without requiring any medical treatment.
Laxatives are given to the patients as a remedy of constipation. Although it helps in relieving constipation but sometimes patient gets addicted of these laxatives. Allopathic treatment is although effective but time taking and sometimes life long.
Homeopathic treatment has been proved to be very successful in curing the mild and severe constipation. Homeopathic medicines help in regulating the bowels movement and provide a permanent remedy of constipation. As compared to allopathic mode of treatment homeopathic treatment is not only less costly but also time effective.
Following medicines are commonly used to cure constipation in homeopathy under different conditions:
Perfect and effetive medicine for constipation because of sluggish lifestyle.
Constipation with constant unsatisfactory desire most prominent symptom of nux vomica.
Many patients fully cured in IBS after using nux vomica in one important symptoms constipation alternate diarrhea.
Constant uneasiness feeling in rectum.
Bryonea can be useful for severe constipation if patient have excessive thirst.
Constipation associated with all mucus membrane are dry.
Stool hard and dry.
Color of stool brown .
Best in curing constipation in case of obesity.
Knotty stool united with mucus.
Best for children in curing constipation.
No desire to pass stool.
Even a soft stool is passed with difficult.
Best in case of receding stool.
Please note that you should NOT use any of these mentioned medicines on your own. We have listed these medicines for educational and information purpose only. Only an experienced homeopathic doctor can suggest you right medicine after looking at your signs and symptoms.