Constipation, also known as constipation, is a disease in which those affected suffer from difficult or rare bowel emptying. In this context, less than three times a week is considered rare. Digestion is still a taboo subject. Very few people speak openly about it. Many even shy away from going to the doctor and prefer to live with the sometimes painful symptoms.
Homeopathic remedies gently relieve symptoms such as abdominal pain, flatulence or a feeling of fullness and help to regulate digestion.
Which homeopathic remedies help?
Physical symptoms are described below. Choose a homeopathic remedy for constipation that best suits your situation.
Carrier stool with admixture of mucus and blood.
Feeling of fullness, especially when emotionally upset
Severely restricted intestinal activity before the onset of menstrual bleeding, when traveling and during pregnancy. The loamy, dark, almost black feces look like coal, are difficult to remove from the intestines and get stuck in the anus.
The stool slides back into the intestines and cannot be passed despite intensive straining. This can lead to anus bleeding.
Constipation with bloated abdomen and severe itching. The chair is light.
Hard and dry stool
with hard, dry stools and frequent lancinating pains in the intestines. Anger is often the trigger.
Stool is hard and dry, and there is straining to pass stool. Often with a sore anus, hemorrhoids, fissures or tears.
Occurs mainly during menses. The stools are hard and dry, accompanied by knife-sharp pain. Can cause small tears or fissures in the anal skin during exit.
With urge to defecate
spasmodic, ineffectual urging to stool. Often with a feeling of not having finished after a bowel movement. Triggers are sedentary work, spoiled food, excessive tobacco, alcohol or nicotine consumption.
unsuccessful urge to defecate. Alternation of diarrhea and constipation. Stool is hard and dark, often with foul-smelling gas, sore anus, hemorrhoids, or lacerations.
Constant constipation due to sluggish bowels with simultaneous urge to defecate. The body is greatly distended. Flatulence is discontinued with colicky pain, and nausea or nausea often occurs.
Without the urge to defecate
without the urge to defecate. Knotty, hard stools with mucus, often associated with foul-smelling flatulence.
no urge to stool for several days with abdominal cramps. The gut is idle. Triggers are anger, shock, after-effects of anesthesia or surgery.
The bowels are emptied in small hardened balls. Even if the stool is soft, there is hardly any desire to have a bowel movement.
Causes of constipation
The causes of constipation include
- not drinking enough fluids,
- metabolic disorders,
- wrong diet,
- certain medications (such as iron supplements, high blood pressure medicines, strong pain relievers, and aluminum acid binders)
- too little movement or also
- Potassium deficiency.
Forms of constipation
A distinction is made between a
- acute constipation (which, however, occurs rather rarely) and one
- chronic constipation.
These supercategories are divided into several subcategories, among which, for example, travel constipation can be found, which usually occurs at the beginning of a trip.
Symptoms of constipation
Symptoms experienced by people suffering from constipation range from
- infrequent bowel movements
- severe pain when emptying the bowel,
- gas ,
- loss of appetite up to
- pain in the abdominal area.
Since chronic constipation can lead to health complications, a doctor should be consulted in any case.
Treatment of constipation
Constipation can be treated with B. by switching to a high-fiber diet and increasing fluid intake. Laxatives, some of which are available without a prescription, also help to normalize bowel movements.
In addition, there are numerous home remedies that are said to help against constipation. Here are mainly
- plum juice,
- dried figs and
- to mention olive oil.