Constipation can affect all ages and is very common. Most people (especially pregnant woman and elderly people) will have experienced this at some point in their life. Constipation is when a person struggles to completely empty their bowels, or are not passing a motion regularly. There can be many reasons why this symptom occurs, and some reasons are: Dehydration, not eating enough fibre via fruit and vegetables, not listening to the body’s natural urges to go to the toilet, or medication side effects, to name a few.
Making some simple lifestyle changes can help, such as moving the body and its energy more through yoga, changing your diet to a more healthier one, or releasing unhealthy habits and patterns from your lifestyle. Here I offer a few starting points.