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Ayurvedic Treatment for Chronic Constipation
Constipation can be a frustrating problem for everyone these days Everyone knows that the purpose of a gentle laxative is to relieve the symptoms of constipation. Actually it is amazing how much better you feel after treating this often painful condition. Here are a few of the areas that are healthier due to the laxative effects.
- Lower back pain
- Unpleasant bloating and gas
- Chronic sensation of having to defecate
Most people want a fast laxative for immediate relief of these painful symptoms. Some choose to use a saline laxative in the form of an enema or suppository. Others choose a slower, though more pleasant option of a laxative diet or over the counter product. Stimulant laxative use is another option. In short as long as the laxative has the effect needed, on a short term basis, they are a safe option in relieving constipation
Adverse effects of misusing laxatives is nausea, stomach cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, fainting, rectal bleeding, electrolyte disorder and dehydration as well as injury and worse, death. Another danger is that they are very highly addictive and overuse and cause long-term damage to your intestinal lining. After using these laxatives for a while your intestines will grow dependent upon them and will require them to have any bowel movement. The condition is called "Lazy Bowel Syndrome" and it is basically having loss of bowel muscle tone and strength. As a result of this condition you can expect to have chronic constipation.