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
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recent Blog Posts
Does drinking alcohol cause constipation?
As with most other aspects of health, the effect that alcohol has on someone varies from person to person as we are all unique. One thing that is for certain though, is that alcohol affects our digestive system in many ways and one of the results may indeed be constipation. Dehydration The main wa
Biggest probiotic study clinically shows Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12 to relieve constipation
Do you sometimes look at all the probiotics available, feel utterly confused, and just wish there was one for your specific needs? Well if your need is to be more regular, this is your lucky day! The largest clinical trial on probiotics worldwide has just been published in the British Journal o
How to avoid constipation on holiday
One of the things we dread most when going on holiday is that we won’t feel well. Getting Delhi Belly or being chronically constipated are the two most common things that can ruin your holiday. Having the runs can leave us sitting in our hotel room feeling miserable watching everyone else dive
BB-12 - Best probiotic strain for constipation?
There are many causes and contributing factors to constipation. Imbalanced gut bacteria may indeed be one of the causes and probiotics can work towards giving you relief in that area! However, did you know that not all strains of gut bacteria are equal? We have 100 trillion bacteria in our gut and a
Does depression cause constipation?
This is a very interesting question. And the answer isn’t clear. However, there appears to be a link between depression and constipation. The link is to do with our body’s balance of serotonin. So how is serotonin linked to depression? The main school of thought is that one of the caus