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Constipation and IBS

Nausea is often caused by constipation. Constipation makes you too put more effort and reduces the frequency. What happens is, the pressure builds up in the gut and the food doesn’t move at proper rate which makes you feel bloated and sick. If constipation alternates with diarrhea and stomach cramps then you may be suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). In UK, IBS affects one in six people. The pain can range between mild to severe and is often made worse by eating. If you are often experiencing difficulties then note down your symptoms and take it along to your General Practitioner.

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Home Remedies for Constipation and IBS

1. Take more liquids and start consuming more fiber-rich foods. See to that you drink 1.5 liters of water everyday.
2. Drink Aloe Vera juice made from the gel extract of the plant. Organic aloe vera juice is readily available in shops.
3. Take a good probiotic to replace friendly bacteria. Your bowel will function better once it gets back into balance.
4. Take crystallized ginger slices. You can chew it in between meals or after meals. It’s very helpful to prevent IBS symptoms. It will taste like a candy so don’t worry. You can even take ginger tea
5. Peppermint Oil for IBS. Peppermint oil helps to ease the symptoms.
6. Herbs – Chamomile and Valerian are effective in treating IBS due to their antispasmodic properties. If you continuously suffer even after home treatment then consult your GP.

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