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The constipation is defined as infrequent and delayed emission (less than three stools per week) of abnormally hard stools, dry and often difficult to expel.

Constipation is a very common problem and can cause great discomfort.

Constipation causes:

1.Factors related to lifestyle

  • Insufficient fluid consumption
  • Diet poor in fibers
  • Physical inactivity
  • Stress
  • To ignore the urge of defecate

2. Endocrine, psychiatric and neurological disorders.

3. Side effects of medication

Constipation treatment

  • Increase fluid intake
  • Diet rich in fiber
  • Do exercise regularly
  • Do not ignore the reflection of defecation
  • Keep regular bathroom behavior

If these  mesures do not solve the problem you must do a pharmacological treatment for obstipation.


Examples of food rich in fibers:

Cereals: bran, flakes, bread and integral cookies.

Fruit: plus, peach, fruit pulp, tropical fruits.

Vegetables: cabbage, bean, chickpea, pea, broad bean, salads.


Related products:  Laxido Laranja and Altaflora Electrólitos


The medical information provided on this site is intended to be useful and informative read. Intended to complement, but not intended in any way replace medical consultation. If the user is suffering from a health problem, you should consult a health professional.


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