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Abdominal Pain With Constipation

Abdominal Pain With Constipation

A fecal impaction occurs when feces collects at the bottom of the long intestine and rectum. The feces or stool will harden at this critical juncture in the bowels and cause a blockage. Initially, this will cause cramping and some discomfort in the rectum. Abdominal pain and constipation become linked when feces begins to pile up behind the fecal impaction, causing pressure to build.

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The Causes of Constipation in Menopausal Women

The Causes of Constipation in Menopausal Women

Constipation in menopausal women is not a new thing. Constipation in menopausal women is mainly due to the fact that menopausal women undergo a series of hormonal changes. Stress, an unhealthy lifestyle, worrying over menopause further adds to the complicated condition that is constipation. Constipation in menopausal women may manifest on the first stages, mid stage, or final stages of menopause. Whichever stage it decides to reveal itself, constipation in menopausal women will have these signs and symptoms…

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Pre Menstrual Syndrome and Constipation

Pre Menstrual Syndrome and Constipation

When a woman is going through pre-menstrual syndrome there are a lot of things going on in her body. Many women feel discomfort, bloating, tenderness in the abdomen and a host of other symptoms when that time of the month comes around. But one of the symptoms they may not realize is coming from their PMS is constipation. Believe it or not there are some women who have constipation as one of their PMS symptoms. These tend to be women who have higher levels of estrogen and are called estrogen dominant.

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Back Pain and Constipation

Back Pain and Constipation

Sometimes we eat too much at the holidays or make other sudden changes to our diets that cause constipation symptoms to surface every now and again. There are a number of other factors that might lead to temporary occurrences of constipation such as: traveling, stress, dehydration, even using new medications can lead to some difficulty with bowel movements. However, any time that back pain and constipation occur at the same time, it is time to consult with a doctor because that could definitely be a sign of a larger problem unless you happen to be pregnant. If not, then it is imperative that you read on because this IS a major cause for concern, especially if it has been chronic or has started recently.

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Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine

Alternative medicine encompasses many forms of health care, including naturopathy, chiropractic, nutritional counseling, acupuncture, therapeutic massage, colonics, Detoxification, herbalism, and aromatherapy. Many practitioners incorporate a variety of these as well as other naturally-oriented methods in treating their patients. All of these are based on the conviction that no disease was ever caused by a “drug deficiency”, and that health can be regained and strengthened by learning what helps and what hinders our natural inclination toward wellness, and acting accordingly.

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The Secret is Under Your Belt Buckle

The Secret is Under Your Belt Buckle

We have what’s comparable to a city lying in our Gut. Massive communication, strategic cooperation, a 100 trillion bacteria, all constantly “talking” to our brain on “what’s going on down here.” Our body is made up of approximately 10 trillion cells yet in our gut we have 100 trillion microorganisms or 10 times the amount of cells in our body. They do everything from digestion to forming a massive, highly organized defense system. Special Forces is a better description for this amazing survival mechanism built into us.

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