Constipation The Mother Of All Diseases

Untreated, this dangerous disease can result in serious medical consequences, such as fecal impaction. This, in turn, can and does lead to everything from ageing before your time to cancer. However, it can easily be treated with effective nutrients.
By: Dr. Gabrielides Holistic Health
LOS ANGELES - Feb. 12, 2014 - PRLog -- The food eaten these days is often polluted with pesticides, insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, antibiotics, hormones, genetically modified strands, and it is most often grown in polluted soil.

Constipation is a condition in which a person has fewer than three bowel movements a week or has bowel movements with stools that are hard, dry, and small, making them painful or difficult to pass. If there is not at least one bowel movement per day it is classified as constipation! People may feel bloated or have pain in their abdomen or in the area between the chest and hips. Constipation predisposes the body to all major colorectal disorders starting with enlarged hemorrhoids and ending up with colorectal cancer. The reasons aren‘t difficult to understand as the colon was designed by nature to hold a few pounds of feces in transit. When a person gets constipated, the colon may be holding 10, 20 or more lbs. The weight by itself is not the problem, but the volume of large, heavy stools enlarge and stretch out the colon, irritate the colon mucosa, harm the anal canal, and will produce toxins related to fermentation and rotting, leading to leaky-gut-syndrome, the ‘mother-of-all-diseases’.

Constipation affects genitourinary health, particularly for women, because the large intestine and the female reproductive organs reside in close proximity. These problems ruin the gamut from undue pressure on the uterus to rectal prolapse inside the vagina, from fecal incontinence to miscarriage from straining, and numerous other, equally nasty problems. And yet, it can easily be treated with extremely effective and natural plant-based nutrients. Unfortunately all ages are affected by this nightmarish disease.

Constipation affects quality of life, causes stress, and diminishes an overall sense of well-being. These things tend to self-perpetuate, and profoundly affect the cardiovascular, endocrine, and immune systems. Constipation is one of the most common GI problems in the United States, affecting an estimated 42 million people, or 15 percent of the population. People of any age, race, or gender can get constipated. Those reporting constipation most often are women, adults ages 65 and older, non-Caucasians, and people in lower socioeconomic classes. Constipation is also a common problem during pregnancy, following childbirth or surgery, or after taking medications to relieve pain from things such as a broken bone, tooth extraction, or back pain. In 2004, 6.3 million outpatient visits were due to constipation and 5.3 million prescriptions for constipation medications were written.

Constipation can also be caused by overuse of over-the-counter laxatives. A laxative is medication that loosens stool and increases bowel movements. Although people may feel relief when they use laxatives, they usually must increase the dose over time because the body grows reliant on laxatives to have a bowel movement. Overuse of laxatives can decrease the colon’s natural ability to contract and make constipation worse. Continued overuse of laxatives can damage nerves, muscles, and tissues in the large intestine.

This insufferable state of affairs can be easily solved using safe, healthy, natural and easy naturopathic remedies.

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