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Does Dehydration Cause Constipation?

According to a study by Nestlé Water Institute on dehydration, and constipation, the most important factors known to promote constipation are reduced physical activity and inadequate dietary intake of fiber, carbohydrates and fluids. Fluid losses induced by diarrhea can alter water balance and promote constipation. The study also found when children increase their water consumption […]

Medicines that cause constipation – Constipating Drugs

Drugs That Can Cause Constipation Aluminum antacids Anticonvulsants Antidepressants Antihistamines Antipsychotics Antispasmodics Beta blockers Calcium channel blockers Codeine cough syrups Decongestants Diuretics Iron supplements Muscle relaxants Narcotics Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Parkinson’s drugs Sedatives Tranquilizers

Does Water Relieve Constipation?

Constipation is not a pleasant experience, especially severe cases. Drinking more water is often given as the solution for relief, but does it really work? MYTH: Increasing water helps with constipation Fact: The problem with constipation is too little water in the stool, not too little water in the body. If you have used a […]