Welcome to Constipation Experts

Constipation is common problem that many people suffer with from time to time. This website is dedicated to providing you honest advice about how to deal with constipation and we sincerely hope you find it useful!

“I wish that being famous helped prevent me from being constipated.”

—Marvin Gaye

What Is Constipation?

We usually don’t give much thought to going to the toilet. After all, it’s been a habit since childhood, and we just expect it to happen automatically. But we certainly notice when that regular routine is interrupted. You get the usual feeling that you need to ‘go’ to empty your bowels, but nothing happens when you try, or you go but you pass small hard stools. That’s constipation, and it’s a sign that something is not quite right with your natural digestive process.

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Causes of Constipation

If you’re constipated and looking for a solution, the first step is always to listen to your body to find out what the cause could be. More often than not there’s a logical explanation, ranging from a recent change in diet, to feeling a bit stressed or starting a course of medication. Find out our top seven causes, and some practical advice to deal with constipation.

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Constipation Advice

Pregnancy & Constipation

Being pregnant has its ups and downs, and one of the issues you might come across is being more prone to constipation. This is a common issue for a lot of pregnant women, and in this article we find out why, and also what you can do about it.
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Do I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common digestive condition which causes the intestines to spasm, leading to constipation and other digestive issues. It is often difficult to diagnose and the cause can be elusive. This article explores the relationship with IBS and constipation, and offers advice on relieving the symptoms of constipation.
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Child Constipation

Constipation can occur frequently in children, and it can be particularly uncomfortable or painful for them. The earlier you can spot the symptoms of constipation the better, because there are some actions you can take to relieve your child’s constipation and to prevent it from re-occurring.
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Elderly Constipation

If your a bit older and your body isn't working quite like it used to, and your digestion in particular is a bit slower, then don't worry because it is a very common issue. In this article we explore what you can do specifically to deal with constipation.
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Baby Constipation

It's fairly common for babies to have periods of constipation, which can either be brief and temporary, or they can last for a while. Just like adults there is no hard and fast rule about how many times your baby will pass bowel motions. The regularity of their bowel movements will depend on the baby’s age, and whether breast-fed or bottle-fed.
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Recent Blog Posts

Microbiome Testing for Gut Health

We’ve all heard of the term 'gut feeling', but have you ever thought about what it is that your gut is trying to tell you?  With the help of microbiome testing, now you can find out.  The microbiome is now being linked to many areas of health, and testing can shed some light on

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Food-Based Interventions to Help with Constipation

Constipation is such a common problem these days, and most people have experienced it at some point in their life. If you are young and don't have any other medical problems, it is unlikely that there is an underlying serious cause, but it can be a real problem to live with. There are factors that c

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Mindfulness Practices for Constipation

The practice of mindfulness is helping people to live more intentionally and in the present moment, and has become embedded in to our everyday language these days.  What you may not realise is that mindfulness may also be a useful tool in supporting gut-related disorders such as constipation.&n

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Happy Gut, Happy Summer

To ensure that you maintain a happy, healthy gut this summer, free from digestive complaints such as constipation, read on for the latest summer tips to stay gut savvy.   The ‘Beast from the East’ is now a distant memory as we bask in this never ending heatwave and new world r

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Spring Cleanse for Constipation

Spring is a time for cleansing and restoring our body, mind, and spirit, and supporting our digestion during this time can be a great place to start your 'Spring clean'!  If you are feeling fatigued and suffering from sluggish digestion with symptoms such as constipation, bloating, or flat

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