The role of the intestine in maintaining our health and beauty is in the shadow, but it is huge. If a person is suffering from constipation, then in his body decay products accumulate, the metabolism is broken, and there is self-poisoning, the body absorbs almost no vitamins and minerals.
General state of health is deteriorating, appears fatigue, heaviness in the abdomen, pain in the lower abdomen and headache, loss of appetite, bad taste in the mouth, nausea.
Appearance is beginning to change for the worse:
- First of all, it is reflected on the face - pimples, acne and various rashes, and even purulent rash.
- The skin begins to fade, it becomes sluggish and wrinkled.
- Exfoliate nails, hair first whipped, then significantly fall. If constipation not treated, it is possible to complete baldness.
What should be the frequency of a chair?
Doctors say that is a sign of a healthy daily bowel stool. If every 24 hours, or a little more often, the body gets rid of food debris, then there is no reason to worry.
Medical statistics show that 60-70% of people observed the chair once a day, at 25-30% more than once a day, and 5% of the chair at least once a day.
If the chair is not 48 hours or more, you should consult with your doctor, because it is already a sign of constipation.
However, healthy people stool frequency can be broken during travel, change of diet, stress.
Causes of constipation
constipation in women are more likely than men.
Constipation often occur during pregnancy. The cause of constipation can be eternal dieting, dramatic weight loss, anemia, infectious diseases and receiving antibiotics. Constipation can provoke a sedentary lifestyle, frequent quarrels at home, conflicts at work, poor diet. One of the main causes of constipation experts call the lack of a simple consumption of clean water.
How to help yourself
- Women should drink at least 2 liters of clean water per day, not including soup, tea, coffee, juice.
- Physicians are advised to also attend to their daily diet. If constipation should daily eat dairy products, acidic fruits, fruit juices, black bread, bran cereal, vegetable oil, butter, cream, sour cream, crumbly porridge made of buckwheat, barley and millet cereal, honey.
- Meat products should be avoided, although the meat is cooked, you can.
- Some nutritionists recommend a daily basis to eat on an empty stomach several chernoslivin or infusion of 20 fruits prunes.
- In the summer you need to eat as much fresh herbs and vegetables in salads, dressed with vegetable oil or sour cream.
- It is also useful on a daily basis to eat 1-2 tbsp. tablespoons of unprocessed bran with a glass of juice, milk, water, or adding to the soup.
Traditional recipes from constipation
Doctors for the normalization of bowel drug selected for each patient individually. In ancient times, constipation treated with liquid mercury. Today there are many folk remedies for treatment of constipation. Some of them.
1. Water infusion from the flowers of the turn: 2 tbsp. tablespoons dried flowers pour 2 cups boiling water, leave for 10 minutes, strain and drink during the day between meals, as a tea.
2. Infusion of senna leaf. 1 tbsp. a spoonful of crushed senna leaves pour 1 cup boiling water. Insist half an hour in a water bath in an enamel pot. Cool, strain, take ¼ cup 4 times a day before meals.
3. In the morning on an empty stomach to eat fresh or dried 2 peach. 1 month course of treatment. For chronic constipation 2 months.
4. Aloe juice with honey. The five - three-year aloe is not watered for 2 weeks. Give ½ cup juice from cut leaves and add 1 cup of liquid honey. Stir well. The mixture was stored in a refrigerator. Take 1 tablespoon 3 times a day, in the morning on an empty stomach, in the afternoon before meals and at bedtime with water.
5. buckthorn bark decoction olhovidnoy. 1 tbsp. a spoonful of shredded bark pour 1 cup of hot water and heated in a water bath for half an hour on low heat. Cool, strain, take ½ cup at night.
6. tincture of rhubarb. 5 Art. Strongly spoons crushed roots of rhubarb pour 25 tablespoons of 70% alcohol, insist 2 weeks in a cool, dark place, filter. Take 30-40 drops 3 times a day before meals.
7. The drink of cabbage pickle and tomato juice. 1 cup cabbage pickle mix with 1 cup of tomato juice and 1 tbsp. lemon juice. Take ½ cup 4 times a day before meals.
8. Eat before going to bed 1-2 oranges.
And yet, to the intestines working properly, it is necessary to move, sign up for a fitness or physical activity at home, go out at night or during the lunch break and at the weekend, it is desirable to go out of town for a long hike, or even stroll in the park, in the botanical garden.