Constipation is the difficulty of deification, and it’s due to irregular bowel movement that result in small amount of hard, and compact stool, and this is different from person to another and from family to another.
Roughly speaking constipation can be defined as.
1- An irregular and infrequent evacuation.
2- Difficulty in evacuation.
3- Feeling of incomplete evacuation.
40% of pregnant women suffer from constipation, and it’s often due to:
1- Increased level of progesterone hormone that leads to relaxation of smooth muscles of the intestine.
2- Abdominal distention due to pregnant uterus that leads to increased pressure on intestine thus leads to constipation.
1- Unknown causes.
2- Social reasons as:
3-Some medications as:
4- Colon cancer.
6- Hyper calcemia.
7- Intestinal inflammation and irritable bowel syndrome.
1-Increase consumption of:
2- Drink advantage of natural juices, and water.
3- Exercise muscle and sports activities during pregnancy.
4- Laxatives are used in some cases.
1- Adoption of a new healthy life style.
2- Maintaining exercise during pregnancy.
3- Its imperative to defecate when the urge to evacuate arises (don’t ignore that feeling).
First: Hemorrhoids that result in:
1- Anal itching.
2- Swelling and pain of anal area.
3- Rectal (anal) bleeding.
Second: An accumulation of dried feces in rectum that result in:
1- Swelling of rectum.
2- Insensitivity at rectal area.
3- An inability to control bowel movements.
4- Anal prolapse.