Constipation is defined as the passage of unduly hard feces and usually occurs when intestinal transit time is prolonged and excessive. It’s caused by the lack of motility and/or moisture. The symptoms include abdominal discomfort and loss of appetite.
Diet Correction for Constipation
What’s the basic way to prevent constipation? Increase the intake of fluids, fiber and exercise. That’s the triad that we look at and try to recommend this route before we move to drugs.
- Increase Fluids
- Increase Fibers
- Increase Exercise