7. Take a different stance on the toilet.
Squatting, raising your legs, or leaning back may make it easier to poop.
8. Make sure your medications are up to date.
Constipation is a side effect of many pharmaceutical medicines. Consult your doctor to see whether this is the case and if there is a solution.
When people try to poop, they unconsciously tighten their muscles, causing constipation. A therapist can assist you in relaxing your pelvic floor muscles.
Constipation can be eased by massaging your abdomen in a specific way.
To soften and flush out the contents of your colon, you can use either tap water or an over-the-counter treatment.
Some over-the-counter constipation drugs are designed to be put into the rectum directly. They are usually more effective than oral laxatives.
Prebiotics and probiotics are two types of bacteria. Due to an imbalance in the bacteria that normally exist in your intestines, you may experience digestive problems, including constipation. Prebiotics, found in foods like bananas and oatmeal, and probiotics, found in yogurt and fermented foods, may assist.
Constipation therapy using laxatives:
The first place you should look for relief from constipation isn’t a package of laxatives. Laxatives should only be used if your constipation does not improve after you’ve increased your fiber and water intake.
If your doctor prescribes laxatives, find out which kind is best for you and how long you should take them. Laxatives should only be used for a short period of time because you don’t want to become reliant on them to go to the bathroom. Also, inquire about how to wean yourself off laxatives after you no longer require them. If you stop them too soon, your colon’s capacity to contract will be harmed.