Source: Abdominal Massage for Constipation: Benefits & Directions by Dr. Edward Group Abdominal massage used to be the go-to treatment for constipation. It’s a safe and natural way to ease that stopped up feeling, and the gas and bloating that often go with it. When you massage your stomach in the right way, you induce peristalsis … Continue reading Abdominal Massage for Constipation: Benefits & Directions
Source: Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group An enema is a procedure where you insert liquid or air into your colon through the rectum to clear out the lower bowel contents, or in other words, your poo. After you squeeze the liquid or air into your nether regions, you … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?
Source: Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions by Dr. Edward Group Almost everyone has or will experience some form of constipation during their life. Signs or symptoms of occasional constipation include infrequent bowel movements, painful stools, bloating, and the need to strain to pass waste. Causes of constipation include a poor diet, dehydration, and a … Continue reading Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions
Source: Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy by Dr. Edward Group Pregnancy is tough. You’re exhausted, bloated, nauseous, broken out, and your feet and ankles are so swollen that they look like a hot water bottle with toes. As if creating life wasn’t enough of a challenge, over half of pregnant women must also contend with a … Continue reading Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy
Source: Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever by Dr. Edward Group You may have heard about prune juice for babies or older adults, but this purple-colored drink is breaking old stereotypes and gaining a whole new following. Don’t be mistaken, the health benefits of prune juice still include constipation relief, but that is not all it … Continue reading Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever
Source: 13 Common Foods That Can Cause Constipation by Dr. Edward Group Most health authorities define constipation as having fewer than three bowel movements in a week. In my experience as a health care professional, I believe this to be a gross underestimate and a telling indication of just how unhealthy the average American diet has … Continue reading 13 Common Foods That Can Cause Constipation
Source: Are Constipation and Back Pain Related? by Dr. Edward Group A member of our customer service team recently received feedback from a customer who had been experiencing such severe constipation that it was segueing into lower back pain. This isn’t the first time I’ve heard a report like this. Soreness and lower back pain can … Continue reading Are Constipation and Back Pain Related?
Source: What Are Osmotic Laxatives? by Dr. Edward Group Constipation is often associated with straining, hard stools, infrequent bowel movements, and feelings of incomplete evacuation. Ideally, relief can be obtained through dietary and lifestyle changes. However, when these measures do not provide relief, many people turn to laxatives- osmotic laxatives in particular. There are many different … Continue reading What Are Osmotic Laxatives?
Source: What Does Stool Color Mean? by Dr. Edward Group We can learn a lot from poop. Seriously, hear me out. What comes out can tell us a lot about what’s going on inside. Color, consistency, appearance, and odor are all indications of how healthy, or unhealthy, you are. Think of it like reading tea leaves, … Continue reading What Does Stool Color Mean?
Source: The Effects of Constipation by Dr. Edward Group Digestive disorders are becoming more prevalent in other countries as westernized society spreads. Constipation is a serious health concern and, along with other digestive ailments, affects at least 1 out of 5 people in America. Medically, constipation is defined as the passage of small amounts of hard, dry … Continue reading The Effects of Constipation