5 Infallible Homeopathic Remedies For ConstipationAs urbanization is flaring up constipation is paralleled and getting recognized amongst the population in world. Passing motion every day in the morning may be normal for some people but for some, it may become a big task. There are individuals who fear going to the restroom on account of anticipatory discomfort and pain. When it comes to the Indian population people are not so open to speaking about constipation. Passing irregular hard stools may be considered a mere regular problem and can be overlooked There was no great awareness about the same and hence people were not serious about its consequences. But nowadays individuals would shy away from having started visiting doctors just to get rid of this disturbing every morning problem as now it has started affecting their lives in many ways.

Constipation or hard stools can be very chronic and disturbing at times. Constipation is nothing but the passage of small quantities of hard stools less than three times a week. Individuals who are constipated have a weak, dry bowel movement and would always get an ineffectual urge for a stool but nothing would pass. Women and children are usually more affected. Other symptoms of constipation may include a feeling of sluggishness and a bloated abdomen.

So, if you are facing gastric disturbance in the form of constipation, it is important not to neglect it. Neglecting constipation and gastric issues at an early stage would lead to the cropping up of major complications such as GERD (Gastro-oesophageal-reflux-disease) or acid reflux. Yes, research has indicated that constipation and GERD issues have a deep connecting link in affecting gut health. Moreover, some medications used for acidity, and reflux may cause constipation issues too as the medicines are difficult to digest by the gut. Choose homeopathy medications that are gentle, yet effective for gut problems. GERD treatment in homeopathy has the best results in treating associated constipation too. But, it is important to start homeopathy in acid reflux at early stages before it becomes complicated and causes chronic disturbances such as constipation.

So, if you are facing gastric disturbance in the form of constipation, it is important not to neglect it. Neglecting constipation and gastric issues at an early stage would lead to the cropping up of major complications such as GERD (Gastro-oesophageal-reflux-disease) or acid reflux. Yes, research has indicated that constipation and GERD issues have a deep connecting link in affecting gut health. Moreover, some medications used for acidity, and reflux may cause constipation issues too as the medicines are difficult to digest by the gut. Choose homeopathy medications that are gentle, yet effective for gut problems. GERD treatment in homeopathy has the best results in treating associated constipation too. But, it is important to start homeopathy in acid reflux at early stages before it becomes complicated and causes chronic disturbances such as constipation.

Homeopathy….. A natural way of healing your gut

Homeopathy finds a solution for you to get rid of this hindering routine which impacts your life and for some can make life hell. Homeopathic remedies which have its own natural action with non-toxic effects heal the tendency of one getting the problem in the first place. More chronic the disease, more time it does take for a complete recovery. Homeopathy is an excellent option especially for children, pregnant women and the geriatric group as they do not have any side effects. This blog highlights the efficacy of homeopathic treatment for constipation, emphasizing remedies such as Nux Vomica, Bryonia Alba,Alumina,Opium and Plumbum metallicum to address various symptoms associated with bowel irregularity. Evaluation of the final remedy needs a complete history of the patient which gives a fair idea about the underlying cause of the problem. Let us have a glimpse of those wonderful natural homeopathic remedies which one can opt for constipation.

Top 5 infallible remedies for constipation

1) Nux vomica- This homeopathic remedy is one of most commonly prescribed one for constipation since many centuries. It is known to have a predominant action on the gut and is indicated in inveterate constipation in people who tend to take more of stimulants like tea, coffee, alcohol, etc. Another causative factor for constipation is inadequate sleep as it is mostly indicated in type A personality who face a lot of stress leading to a sedentary life. All these causes together affect the gastrointestinal system thereby slowing down the digestion and further the movements of the intestines. There is constant desire to defecate but only a small amount of stool will pass at each time. This ineffectual urge may just not let the person rest and finally, individuals end up taking laxatives. This is another cause found which is quite indicative of nux vomica. Individuals who are dependent on laxatives and consume them for a long time tend to have constipation later. The body always feels a need to have a laxative in an increased dose as a specific quantity of medicines will not give results always. This becomes a vicious cycle and at the end, nothing works out for some people. Nux vomica has an affinity for the gastrointestinal system and helps improve digestion and peristalsis of the gut. Nux vomica also has the property to antidote the ad effects of allopathic medicines and help cure the condition. It is indicated in individuals who are leading a sedentary life, popping laxatives every day and having work always in their priority. Stools are hard, ineffectual and needs straining which is a characteristic symptom. Well indicated in individuals who are short-tempered and always irritable.

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2) Bryonia alba- This wild hop almost makes the individual wild with constipation with absolute no urge for stool. The basic cause lies in the mucous membranes everywhere in the body where there is dryness. This dryness leads to sluggish bowel movements with less or almost no intestinal secretions. The stools are dry and large as if burnt. This remedy is greatly indicated where there is dryness of mucous membranes but the muscular action is well maintained. It is known to act well in people have rheumatic conditions and ill humor. Chronic cases often succeed with Bryonia when given in therapeutic doses. Bryonia alba is recommended as an effective constipation homeopathic remedy due to its ability to alleviate symptoms like incomplete bowel movements and abdominal discomfort. It is indicated for constipation characterized by dry, hard stools that are difficult to pass. Individuals needing Bryonia often experience a sensation of dryness throughout the body, including the mouth and throat. They may also exhibit irritability and a desire for solitude during illness. Bryonia is particularly suitable for constipation that is aggravated by motion or physical exertion, with relief found from rest and stillness. Other associated symptoms may include abdominal distension, headache, and a feeling of heaviness in the abdomen. Bryonia’s action on the gastrointestinal tract is to improve peristalsis and soften stools, making evacuation easier.

3) Alumina- As the name suggests aluminum oxide is something that tends to cause constipation in individuals who are frequently exposed to it in any form. It is indicated in individuals who use aluminum vessels for cooking at their homes for many years. Aluminum becomes toxic after some days of its exposure and makes intestinal movements sluggish. It is also a good remedy where there is constipation in babies who are artificially fed or who had been using bottles to drink milk. It is well suited to anemic subjects who have a shy, dull complexion and are always slow in every action. Stools are difficult to expel even if they are soft due to the inertia of the rectum. It is indicated for constipation with dry, hard stools that are difficult to pass, similar to Bryonia alba. However, Alumina is distinguished by its specific characteristics. It is particularly suited for individuals who experience a sensation of incomplete evacuation despite straining, often accompanied by a feeling of rectal constriction or blockage. These individuals may also have a lack of urge to defecate for prolonged periods, leading to infrequent bowel movements. Alumina is especially beneficial for constipation associated with weakness of the rectum and peristaltic muscles, leading to sluggish bowel movements. Additionally, individuals needing Alumina may exhibit dryness of mucous membranes, including the mouth and eyes. Homeopathic doctor may recommend Alumina for chronic constipation or when there is a lack of response to other remedies.

4) Opium- Opium, a homeopathic remedy derived from the opium poppy, is indicated for constipation characterized by complete absence of bowel movements for a prolonged period, often accompanied by a sensation of abdominal fullness and bloating. Individuals needing Opium typically experience a lack of urge to defecate, even though there may be a sensation of fullness in the rectum. This remedy is particularly suited for constipation resulting from suppression of natural urges, such as due to emotional or physical trauma, anaesthesia, or medications like opioids. Opium is also indicated when constipation is accompanied by drowsiness, lethargy, and a general feeling of stupor or mental dullness. Additionally, individuals needing Opium may exhibit a pale or doughy complexion. Opium is often prescribed for cases of severe constipation, especially when there is a history of suppression of bodily functions or when other remedies have failed to provide relief. It is one of the well-known remedies used to treat constipation where there is complete inactivity of the intestines the causative factor being paralysis of the rectum. The stools tend to get impacted in the bowels with no urging for stool. Stools come in dry, hard, black balls. It is a good remedy indicated for constipation in old people where there is the inactivity of the rectum with unsatisfactory stools. Suited to patients who are dull and feel dizzy and drowsy.

5) Plumbum Metallicum- Plumbum metallicum, a homeopathic remedy derived from metallic lead, is indicated for constipation characterized by dry, hard stools that are difficult to pass, similar to Bryonia alba and Alumina. However, Plumbum metallicum is distinguished by its specific symptoms and modalities. It is particularly suited for individuals who experience severe constipation with a sensation of constriction or tightness in the rectum, as if there is a plug or obstruction preventing bowel movements. These individuals may also experience spasmodic pains in the abdomen, often relieved by firm pressure or by lying on the abdomen. Plumbum metallicum is especially beneficial for constipation associated with a weakened intestinal peristalsis and nerve supply, which may result from conditions like lead poisoning or neurological disorders. Additionally, individuals needing Plumbum metallicum may exhibit muscle weakness, especially in the lower extremities. It is known for constipation caused by exposure to lead in any form. Constipation due to spasm of sphincter ani muscles. Constant urging to stool accompanied by colic is a characteristic feature of this remedy. The stool is passed with great difficulty on account of the spasm. Hard, black, sheep dung like a stool with marked retraction of the abdominal walls. There is severe pain in the anus and it feels as if drawn upwards. There is a loss of intestinal activity along with the diminished secretion of the intestinal glands.

Above mentioned homeopathic remedies are the ones that tend to cause constipation when given to healthy people in a crude form. Hence, these remedies are known to cause the symptoms which when given in therapeutic form help to treat the same pathology, yet in a gentle manner.

Opt for homeopathy at the earliest before constipation becomes a disease for you. Prevent complications of constipation by adopting a natural way of healing your gut.

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Written by Dr. Kanchan Gohil, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah, Life Force team

Also read about Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a related condition to constipation here.

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