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What Problems Can Constipation Cause
Fiber and fluids: Simple constipation usually responds to a diet rich in fiber (bran, whole grain cereals, fruits, vegetables) and increased fluid intake (water is sufficient). Several significant causes of constipation other than bad diet should be investigated with the help of your doctor e.g. Hypothroidism, hirschprung's disease among others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Your GI tract & urinary tract are very close to each other. When there is a large volume of stool in the GI tract, it may put pressure on your bladder. This can cause the bladder to not fill completely or empty when you don't want. See your doctor if you are having these symptoms so you can work out a plan to treat both problems. ...Read more
A big factor..: Significant stress can change for dietary/sleep habits as well as lowering your fluid intake which can affect your gut/intestinal function, hence causing your constipation etc..Try to get stress relief, aerobic exercise, eat well, drink plenty of fluid will likely help. If not, then consult doc to check for possible thyroid problem etc..Many meds can cause such as well..Good luck. ...Read more
Weight increasing too quickly; suffering from chronic constipation. Very worried about my weight could this cause any health problems? Weight 90, 21yr
See your DR right: Away and get checked for thyroid, kidney, intestinal and adrenal gland problems. Take care ! ...Read more
Unlikely but maybe.: Hormones, in general, can impact the gastrointestinal system. The natural cycle without medication can as well. It's unlikely that the NuvaRing specifically would cause costipation but if someone were susceptible, it could contribute. The fact that it is in the vagina and above the rectum would not lead to constipation. ...Read more
What to do for constipation. Have been taking medication for severe bronchial condition which might have caused this problem. Jave tried traditional remedies but nothing is working. Can you help?
Possible: Constipation is sometimes caused by illnesses which affects the motility of the entire digestive tract. However, this is unusual, and constipation is more often the result of a process affecting the colon itself rather than the rest of the intestines. A good start is to increase the amount of fiber and water intake. See your doctor if this does not help. Good luck. ...Read more
Constipation: Given the significant amount of adhesions associated with Asherman`s syndrome it could absolutely cause constipation. Diarrhea would seem much less likely. Irritation of your pelvic/stomach organs can transfer onto your bowels. The best way to combat constipation is to ensure a diet high in water and fiber. Best of luck :) ...Read more
Can masturbation cause constipation ?
I have been having this problem for a month now, i exercise and have a very healthy diet.
No: eat more fruits and vegetables with fiber and drink more water. More fiber- especially insoluble fiber as found in the skin of fruits and on the skin of vegetables will increase bowel traveling time. Now all you need is the fluids to help make a soft , easier to pass bowel. At least a gallon a day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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