Most Common Digestive Complaint in US
More than 2.5 million Dr. visits per year.
Infrequent bowel movements
Hard or formed stools
Chronic: can last for years or be lifelong
Go to the bathroom at the same time each morning. Make this your morning "habit," as colonic motor activity is highest at this time.
Because stress can interfere with relaxation of the whole body, including the bowels, it's important to use some type of relaxation technique daily.
Drink plenty of liquids. It's recommended that you drink at least eight glasses of liquid (preferably water) each day.