Natural remedies for constipation
Constipation is a common condition which effects most people at some time in their lives. It can be uncomfortable and make you feel bloated and sluggish. Our natural health team will carry out a thorough consultation to uncover the cause of constipation so we can treat the issue as well as the symptom.
Constipation relief from our natural health team. Here at the Health and Healing Wellness Centre we have many speciality areas which offer complete and holistic healthcare solutions to provide a safe, supportive and natural constipation treatment.
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What is constipation?
Constipation is described as the passing of small or hard stools, infrequently, with or without straining. Everyone's bowel habits vary, for some twice a day is normal and others once every three or four days is routine. Women are more likely to experience constipation than men and the occurrence increases with age.
Constipation symptoms can vary from person to person but include:
- Abdominal pain
- Difficulty or pain when passing stools
- Feeling of incomplete evacuation
Causes of Constipation
Constipation can be caused by many factors, in some cases, insufficient dietary fibre in your day to day diet can result in constipation. In other cases, it can be caused by:
- Changes in routine - such as travel, shift work or major life changes
- Poor muscular control in the large intestines
- Gut abnormalities
- IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Childbirth complications
- Diseases such as Hypothyroidism, Parkinson's or diabetes.
Natural Constipation Remedies
Depending on the cause of your constipation the treatment can vary substantially. From increasing dietary fibre to enable food to pass through the digestive process easier or establishing good bowel habits and routine, to more extensive treatments for other causes. Our team have years of experience treating constipation naturally, through the use of naturopathy, TCM and acupuncture we can help relieve your constipation.
Book in for a consultation with our team today and take a holistic approach to constipation its causes.
Greg Bantick has been in practice since 1975 in a wide variety of clinical settings. He has particular interests in dermatology, digestive, mood and auto-immune disorders. He is registered as a Chinese herbalist, pharmacist and acupuncturist with AHPRA CMR0001733690.Read More
Tina has over 30 year’s clinical practice in natural therapies. As a practitioner in naturopathy and acupuncture, Tina has remarkable insight coupled with a caring nature and is a beacon of hope for those she cares for.Read More