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What is Constipation?

Constipation refers to the passage of hard and dry bowel movements in small amounts. The rate of bowel movements is usually lesser than three times a week. Bowel movement becomes difficult and causes pain in an individual with constipation. The affected people may feel uncomfortable, sluggish, and bloated.

Homeopathic medicines are used to cure constipation. As they are purely natural, they provide effective treatment without the use of any harmful chemicals.

What are Causative factors for Constipation?
  • – Less water intake and dietary fiber in the diet
  • – Inadequate activity or exercise or immobility
  • – Eating large amounts of dairy products
  • – Resisting the urge to have a movement of bowel
  • – Use of laxatives which, over time, weaken the bowel muscles
  • – Hypothyroidism
  • – Neurological conditions
  • – Antacid medicines containing calcium or aluminum
  • – Medicines
  • – Depression
  • – Eating disorders
  • – Irritable bowel syndrome
  • – Pregnancy
  • – Colon cancer
  • – Anal fissure
  • – Bowel obstruction
  • – Colon cancer
  • – Narrowing of the colon
  • – Rectocele

How do homeopathy medicines work for Constipation?

Homeopathy offers treatment which is based on the individual case pattern. Homeopathy is strongly suggestedfrom mild
to severe case of constipation.

Homeopathic treatment for constipation is based on the treatment of internal causes which leads to development of constipation.

Most cases of constipation may not need medicine but some changes of lifestyle and food.

Commonly Homeopathic remedies:

Alumina: Constipation of infants and people from inactive rectum.Stool hard, dry, knotty, no desire for stool. Rectum sore, dry, inflamed bleeding. Evacuation precedes by painful urging long before stool and straining of stool.

Silicea: Painful with spasm of sphincter. Constipation and stool comes down with difficulty when partly expelled,reduces again.Feces remain a long time in person rectum.

Graphitis: Constipation. Burning haemorrhoids.

Other remedies: Mag.mur, Plu.met, Bryonia,Opium , Sulphur , Amm.mur, Nux.vom etc.