Tuesday, November 25, 2008

CONSTIPATION

  • Eating more fruits can also helps to prevent constipation such as prune pears, grapes, Orange juice & Papaya.
  • Ginger tea is a very good home remedy for constipation. It helps start bowel movement.
  • Another natural remedy for constipation is to add a little extra sugar or some honey to a glass of milk. Drink twice a day.
  • Take a high fibre diet. Soluble fiber, found in grains, legumes and fruits, is particularly effective. Oatmeal, rice, wheat germ, corn bran, prunes, raisins, apricots, figs and an apple a day are all good sources.
  • A person with constipation should try to avoid milk and milk products such as cheese. Both milk and cheese contain casein, an insoluble protein that tends to block up the intestinal tract.
  • Exercise also helps to get rid of constipation. Aerobic exercise such as walking, running and swimming is best.
  • Drink one liter of warm water and walk around for a few minutes immediately after waking up early in the morning. this is also very effective home remedy for constipation.
  • Mix lemon juice with warm water. Take it two to three times a day. It helps to relieve constipation.
  • One of the most important remedy is to cut short a bout of constipation is to sit in a bathtub of warm or hot water. It may take several immersions in the water to cure the problem, but it does work.
  • Take a glass of warm water to which the juice of 1/2 a lime and 1 tsp honey has been added. Drink daily in the morning.
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