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What causes constipation?
Number one remedy for costipation is NUX VOMICA 30 , three times a day , 3 drops in a sppon of water .
A number of factors can cause constipation including:...
Not enough fluids and fiber in your diet
Lack of physical activity
Changes in life-style, such as travel, pregnancy, aging
Specific illnesses or conditions
Problems with the colon and rectum
Hormonal changes, such as pregnancy or underactive thyroid gland
Abuse of laxatives
Homeopathic treatment for constipation
Nux vomica - constipation is due to lack of physical activity, junk food or overeating, alcohol. Constipation is often associated with hemorrhoids.
Alumina treats cases where the straining is a marked symptom and even soft stools require great straining to be evacuated. It is a common medicine for infants on formula.
Bryonia is of great help in treating dry hard and large stools, as if burnt. Constipation is due to severe dryness of mucous membranes.
Causticum - elderly patients with atherosclerosis (or after a stroke) with constipation and painful straining; common use in stubborn cases of constipation in children with stools that pass easier when standing. Husband, be a Gentleman
Graphites - constipation with no urges in an overweight, chilly patient; constipation with hemorrhoids and fissures oozing honey-like discharge; constipation in patients with underactive thyroid gland.
Opium - no urges, paralysis of peristalsis; constipation with hard, black, dark stools; constipation after surgery.
Collinsonia - painful straining and large stools; common use in pregnancy; constipation and hemorrhoids.
Hydrastis - chronic constipation, stools enveloped in mucus; abuse of laxatives
Simple lifestyle changes, such as getting more exercise, drinking more fluids and eating a high-fiber diet, can help relieve symptoms of constipation and they can be used together with the homeopathic treatment.