Doctors advise that when you have constipation, drink a cup of hot water to restart the digestive system.
Constipation is a common symptom in 1/7 of adults and one third of children. According to Dr. Felice Schnoll Sussman, a gastrointestinal and gastroenterologist at the Weill Medical College (Cornell University, USA), with constipation, drink a glass of hot water to stimulate the bowels, reduce constipation. . Causes of hot drinks expand blood vessels in the intestines and increase blood flow to the area.
“Warm fluids act as a varicose vein medication,” Dr. Sussman told World Runners magazine, advising marathons to avoid constipation in races.
Drinking a cup of hot coffee and then sitting on the toilet will also help stimulate bowel movements. “After drinking, just sit on the toilet for a few minutes, you can even deal with it, even if you do not feel the need to deal with it immediately,” Dr Sussman said.
In addition, one study found that the pelvic floor massage – the area between the anus and genital area – can help relieve constipation. People who eat apples should eat more fiber, food, liquid drinks and exercise more. They should also jog up and down stairs or jump up to stimulate the bowels.
The World Gastroenterology Association defines constipation as someone who has bowel movements less than 3 times a week, with severe stools or excessive stress in the bowel movements.
Sometimes, constipation is due to side effects of some medications like codeine, iron or can be caused by anxiety or depression. After a few days it will self.