Women over the age of forty years, the elderly and people leading a sedentary lifestyle, are more prone to constipation.
While the residents of rural areas rarely complain of this disease.
Classification of laxatives
Laxatives differ inmethod and mechanism of action. Some of them encourage the intestines to increase the evacuation operation, providing stimulating effect on the nerve endings of the mucous membrane. This group of laxatives are of natural origin means: castor oil "Plantex" or buckthorn bark and man-made drugs, for example, "Bisacodyl".
A very important stage of digestion, whichIt occurs in the intestine - a water absorption of liquid stool weight. The next group of laxatives prevents its absorption. This increases the mass of feces, stimulates the intestine and causes it to defecate. These tools include: magnesium, Glauber's salt, and magnesium sulfate.
The next category of laxatives hasno effect on the state of the intestine, and the physical properties of feces. For example, in the use of seaweed amount of feces increases, thanks to agar contained therein. That action has the means, "Macrogol" and "Laktonoza".
There are a combination of drugs that exhibit a strong laxative effect. These include: "Izaman", "Normakol" and "Regulaks".
All laxatives differthe intensity of exposure. The cure depends primarily on the purpose of its use. There pronosnye laxatives used for preoperative bowel cleaning "Sorbitol" and "glucitol". These laxatives are used and before starvation.
Another group of drugs effective in the treatment of constipation, increase locomotor activity in the intestine and promote fecal conclusion: "Cisapride" and "Tegaserod".
It is often caused by chronic constipationdisease of the digestive system and gastrointestinal tract. Before using drugs, you can try to improve the situation by using the following guidelines:
- After waking up thirty or forty minutes before breakfast drink one or two glasses of water at room temperature. Using this procedure, the stomach is cleared and the process starts pischevareniya-
- Spend massaging the abdomen.
Active lifestyle, healthy eating, in the presence ofdiet of a large number of raw vegetables and fruits will improve peristalsis and prevent the occurrence of constipation. If the treatment requires the use of drugs, you must first consult with a specialist.