With the appearance of constipation, it is necessary to treat it, because the accumulation of feces provokes the development of intoxication, stagnation, which is unacceptable. It is recommended to build an optimal diet, pick up products that best meet the individual needs of the body.
If proper nutrition does not solve the problem, you should try alternative remedies, homeopathy, which will allow you to gently get rid of the problem. And only in the absence of the effect of these methods, it is possible to resort to the use of more stringent methods (pharmaceutical preparations). Also, in the absence of effect, you can try an enema, including on the basis of plant extracts. Well helps oil (olive, sunflower, castor), applied inside. Need to provide plenty of drink.
Remedies for constipation in early pregnancy
Duphalac is the mildest, safest and well-known anti-constipation drug. It is a reliable treatment and prevention of constipation. The drug is based on herbal ingredients, so it can be used even during pregnancy. Before you begin treatment, you need to carefully read the instructions carefully. There are almost no side effects, so it can be taken as needed, as indicated in the instructions.
Another drug is mukofalk. It comes in the form of packaged powder. At the same time one bag is designed for one reception. Side effects are rare. Usually the whole package is dissolved in a glass of water (warm), drunk after dinner. The maximum dosage is 4 sachets per day.
Duspatalin Retard is also a laxative that is applied 200 mg in 2 divided doses, approximately 20 minutes before a meal. You should also drink plenty of water. Available in the form of capsules that are swallowed without revealing.
In the event that constipation is accompanied by purulent, infectious processes (stagnation), vitamins are better excluded because they act as stimulants and nutrient medium of the bacterial flora, respectively, the infection will only progress. Also, vitamins, enhance fermentation, cause bloating, pain, cramps, and festering. The only vitamin that can be - vitamin C, because it on the contrary, has antiseptic, antioxidant properties, removes toxins, neutralizes metabolic by-products and free radicals.
If the infectious process has been stopped, and it is only necessary to ensure good intestinal motility, vitamins can be given. It is recommended to take vitamins in the following daily concentrations:
- Vitamin PP - 60 mg
- Vitamin A - 240 mg
- Vitamin E - 45 mg
- Vitamin C - 1000 mg.
Physiotherapy to eliminate congestion in the intestine is rarely used, and it is ineffective. With severe stagnation, which are accompanied by the development of purulent-inflammatory processes, purgation of the rectum is performed, and, if necessary, intestinal lavage, or gastric lavage. But it happens mechanically. For further treatment and restoration of intestinal motor function, electrophoresis and hydromassage baths may be required.
A positive effect has a massage chair or massage bed. It has a vibrational and thermal effect, which allows to eliminate stagnation, break up deposits, stimulate muscles (increase contractile activity). Sometimes they carry out treatment with ultrasound, microcurrents, waves of different lengths. Electrophoresis is used, with the help of which drugs are injected directly into the damaged tissue. The depth of their penetration is regulated by microcurrents.
The most famous method of treating constipation, which has long been used in alternative medicine, is the juice of fresh potatoes, it is necessary to squeeze and drink during the day. Recommended daily about a glass of juice. But in fact, there are no restrictions. It all depends on the well-being, the individual characteristics of the organism. Usually, for a complete normalization of the stool, at least 10 days of treatment is necessary.
Dandelion juice has also always been used to treat constipation. At the same time there are various ways to prepare a dandelion. Can be used as a decoction, in the form of syrup, infusion. Especially well proved infusion of dandelion roots, which is prepared on the basis of cold water.
You can also recommend aloe juice to eliminate constipation. Choose the fattest piece, squeeze the juice, give the opportunity to brew for about 10-15 minutes, then drink. You can drink up to 100 ml of juice per day.
It has long been used for the treatment of constipation buckthorn alder. Previously, it was a means of alternative medicine, but later the roots of buckthorn were allowed for use in official medicine. Today, various preparations made on the basis of buckthorn have found wide application. Available extracts and infusions of buckthorn. Also available buckthorn in the form of pharmaceutical raw materials. Industrial version is used according to the instructions. As for the broth - it can be prepared at home independently and as simply as possible: pour a glass of boiling water with a tablespoon of buckthorn root, cover with a lid, insist for an hour, drink half a glass twice a day.
One of the most effective means of treating constipation is fennel decoction. It also eliminates toxins, relieves inflammation, normalizes the condition of the mucous membranes, resulting in improved motility and peristalsis. The broth is prepared at the rate of 0.5 teaspoons of dill per cup of boiling water. Insist 30 minutes, drink in small sips. , You can give even with colic newborns.
Black elderberry flowers have also proven to be an effective anti-inflammatory agent, a normalizing stool remedy. It is used as a decoction or infusion. Drink a tablespoon every 1.5-2 hours. The plant is poisonous, so you need to ensure that there is no overdose.
Anise fruits are used as a decoction. To prepare, take 2 teaspoons of broth for a glass of water, pour boiling water on it, give an opportunity to brew for 20-30 minutes, drink a third of a glass 2-3 times a day.
Homeopathic remedies should be used with caution, while taking precautions. The main measure - be sure to consult a doctor. Self-medication is always dangerous, especially during pregnancy. Indeed, in the event of complications, you risk not only your life and health, but also the life of a child. At first glance it may seem that homeopathy is safe. So, homeopathic remedies have significantly fewer complications and side effects. But among homeopathic remedies, many of these that are not combined with other drugs and components, or cause an abortive effect, cause miscarriages, premature birth, edema, allergic reactions, toxicosis.
A mixture of licorice root and herb violets in equal shares is used to treat abdominal pain, which occurs as a result of prolonged constipation.
With spasms and flatulence against the background of constipation, a decoction of birch leaves is used (a tablespoon per cup of boiling water).
Buckthorn bark (2 tablespoons per liter of water) can be used as an enema agent.
An infusion of aniseed fruit and buckthorn bark (3 tablespoons of each product for a glass of vodka or alcohol), drink one-third of a glass a day every day for a month for chronic constipation.
During pregnancy, surgery is not performed. If it is possible to postpone, all operations are postponed for the period after delivery. The exceptions are cases of acute pathology. For example, with long-term constipation, inflammation may develop, fermentation occurs. If it is impossible to empty more than 5-7 days, it may be necessary to wash, cleanse the intestines, and possibly also surgery to remove a part of the intestine. This is necessary to prevent sepsis (blood poisoning), peritonitis (inflammation and inflammation of the abdominal cavity).