What causes constipation😣? How long does it last? How is it treated? Could there be complications?
What is complications?
The term constipation means a change in bowel habits.
This change can:
Include harder stools,
Change in stool pattern,
Feeling of incomplete emptying,
A emptying that requires more effort than usual,
Decrease in frequency of bowel movment to least three times a week.
It should be noted that the normal frequency of bowel movements is between two or three bowel movements a day and one bowel movement once every few days.
In other words: not everyone who has no bowel movement every day is considered to suffer from constipation.
Constipation is defined as "chronic" when it occurs at least 25% of the time for three months.
What are the symptoms?
Constipation may be accompanied by the following sensations: bloating, abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort, need for increased effort to activate the intestines, bleeding or pain during bowel movements, a feeling of incomplete emptying after bowel movements.
How am I compared to the others?
It is estimated that about 20% of the population suffers from constipation (according to the accepted medical definitions of the phenomenon). The proportion of women who suffer from constipation is two to three times greater than the proportion of men who suffer from it. The cause of this large gap is unknown, but it is estimated to be due to hormonal reasons.
How long does it last?
Constipation can be chronic or one-time. If the constipation occurs for a clear reason, such as the use of a particular drug, it is likely to pass with the cessation of its use; If constipation is secondary to a disease like diabetes or Parkinson’s, then balancing the disease may improve the symptoms of constipation.
However, many people suffer from chronic constipation which usually worsens gradually with age.
How is it treated? How can constipation be released?
Before starting treatment, the existence of warning signs such as a sudden change in bowel habits, rectal bleeding, weight loss, new anemia and a family history of colon cancer before the age of 50 should be ruled out.
It is common to treat constipation gradually, step by step. Conservative treatment usually involves changes in lifestyle.
Changes in eating habits and lifestyle
Changes in eating habits: for example, adhering to adequate drinking, increased consumption of dietary fiber and foods that have a beneficial effect such as prunes and citrus fruits.
Lifestyle changes: For example, attempts to transfer bowel function after meals, especially after breakfast, since then the motility of the bowel naturally increases. In addition, it is recommended to regularly engage in an active lifestyle that includes regular exercise.
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