Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

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, … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

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 lack … Continue reading Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

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

Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever

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

13 Common Foods That Can Cause Constipation

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 become. … Continue reading 13 Common Foods That Can Cause Constipation

Are Constipation and Back Pain Related?

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 definitely … Continue reading Are Constipation and Back Pain Related?

What Are Osmotic Laxatives?

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 kinds … Continue reading What Are Osmotic Laxatives?

What Does Stool Color Mean?

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, except … Continue reading What Does Stool Color Mean?

The Effects of Constipation

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

10 Natural Remedies for Constipation

Source: 10 Natural Remedies for Constipation by Dr. Edward Group  At some point in your life, you have probably experienced uncomfortable bloating and constipation, both of which can be quite debilitating at times. Constipation is merely a symptom with an underlying issue. By approaching the root cause, it is very possible to relieve the constipation, even before it starts. When constipation … Continue reading 10 Natural Remedies for Constipation