Constipation – Symptoms, Causes, Types of Stool, Treatment

What is Constipation?

Constipation is a disorder of the digestive system that reduces the frequency of bowel movement. Medically a person is said to be constipated if he passes less than three stools a week. Normal frequency can vary from three stools a day to three a week but it varies from person to person and what is normal for one person may not be so for the other.… Continue┬áreading

Hemorrhoids Causes, Prevention, Treatments

What are Hemorrhoids?

The term hemorrhoids (also called piles) refers to a condition in which the veins around the anus are abnormally swollen and inflamed. This disease can occur in both men and women but is more common in women during pregnancy, people with sedentary habits and those who have a chair-bound job. Hemorrhoids are usually very painful and troublesome but not life-threatening. The condition usually worsens with passage of… Continue┬áreading

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

It is a commonly found disorder of the digestive system and is a group of symptoms representing functional disorder, not a disease. IBS is not considered “dangerous” for health in the sense that it does not directly cause other serious health problems but is quite bothersome and annoying. The condition may be acute or chronic, may change from time to time or may even disappear… Continue┬áreading