Constipated? Sitz Bath Can Help

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You’ve probably experienced it at least once in your life.

 

Difficulties in bowel movement is a pretty common digestive problem. Constipation is not fun to deal with. It translates to feeling heavy, bloated, and gassy. It the worst cases, it can even lead to hemorrhoids.

So, what could be causing the problem? Constipation can be caused by various factors including lack of exercises, poor diet choices, dehydration and even stress.  

It is important to find out the cause of the problem in order to find out what you can do.

Ways To Avoid Constipation

  • Over-the-counter Laxatives - Over-the-counter laxatives are effective in solving the problem but they should never be used for a prolonged period because they can mess up the body’s natural system.
  • Constipated? Sitz Bath Can HelpEat Prunes - Eating prunes or drinking prune juice can help stimulate bowel movements. You can also try other fiber-rich alternatives such as flax seed.
  • Stimulate The Bowel With Oral Magnesium - Magnesium is known to help relax your bowels and pull water in your intestines. Don’t forget to ask the opinion the opinion of your trusted doctor before trying out any sort of medication.

  • Sitz Bath For Constipation

    Constipated? Sitz Bath Can HelpTaking a sitz bath is a solution if you are experiencing rectal pain because of constipation. This can help relax the anal sphincter and make pooping much easier.

    Choose a shallow basin that fits your toilet and put warm water. Sit on the toilet for ten to fifteen minutes to see the results. You can also get the same effect by sitting in the tub with shallow water.

    Want to make your sitz bath even more beneficial? Add Epsom salt! Made from Magnesium and Sulfate, Epsom salt can help relax and detoxify your body.

    Better Bath Better Body has a special Sitz Bath Salt blend designed for hemorrhoids, postpartum recovery and constipation. This blend is enhanced with Juniper and Niaouli essential oils to provide relief from burning, itching and swelling. It also contains lavender essential oils to encourage relaxation.

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