Our gut health defines our overall wellbeing. Many of us face various digestive issues but one such chronic condition that can lead to various complications is constipation. Constipation can be medically defined as infrequent or hard to pass bowel movements. Also Read: Constipation: Signs, Symptoms And Treatment
Ayurveda classifies constipation as a type of vata disorder as the vatic doshas are supposed to balance the movement and elimination of waste particles from the body. The cold, dry and hard qualities of vata doshas disturb the colon and inhibit them from proper functioning. The various conditions that heighten this dosha are unhealthy foods, cold weather, stress, hormonal irregularities, alcohol drinking, smoking, certain medications, and even dehydration tends to deteriorate the symptoms.
People suffering from constipation feel bloated, have abdominal distension, flatulence, headache, pimples, acidity, and insufficient sleep. Although laxatives are temporary problem fixer, a complete cure for this painful disorder can be derived by trying any of these following ayurvedic home remedies.
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