7 easy tips to get rid of constipation

some point or the other. 'Pooping problem' is

a topic that one hardly likes to discuss.

Constipation basically refers to irritable bowel

movements and is a common cause of painful

defecation and can aggravate if not taken


However, there is nothing to feel embarrassed

about. Here are a few simple homes remedies

to ameliorate the irritation:

Lemon: Lemon is one remedy which most of

the doctors recommend. Drinking a glass of

warm water with lemon and a pinch of salt in

it in the morning not only acts as a cleansing

agent for the intestines, but also helps in

smooth passage of stool.

Fiber: Consuming food rich in fiber can

actually work wonders. So, it is advisable to

start one's day with food that has high

quantity of fiber like dried beans, prunes, figs

etc. as fiber rich food acts like a sponge

thereby preventing crams and stomach


Raisins: Raisins are also high in fibre and

help a lot in aiding digestion and relieving


Triphala powder: It acts as a great laxative.

Just add one teaspoon of triphala powder in

lukewarm water and a little honey and drink it

just after you wake up empty stomach in the

morning. It will work wonders.

Oranges: They are packed with Vitamin C and

just one orange can supply 116.2% of the

daily value of Vitamin C which provides

instant relief from constipation.

Water: It flushes out all the toxins from the

body and also provides fluidity for the flow of

blood. It is advisable to to have at least 8

glasses of water for a smooth bowel


Never ignore nature's call: Yes, last but

certainly not the least, one should never

ignore a nature's call as it is like inviting

trouble for future.

Compiled by: Shruti Saxena

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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