Six methods for constipation in the elderly help you with bowel movements
Click to buy the elderly are old, there will be many phenomena in the body, some say constipation.
Constipation is a complex and common symptom in the clinic, not a disease.
The symptoms of constipation in the elderly are reduced in the number of bowel movements, the amount of feces is reduced, and the stool is dry.
There are many ways to alleviate constipation in the elderly. Here are six kinds of introductions: First, insist on eating more fruits and vegetables, such as cucumber, tomato, radish, spinach, cabbage, etc.
Daily vegetable intake should be above 500 grams.
The ratio of vegetables, fruits and food should be two fruits and vegetables and one grain.
First, the food is kept rough and its natural shape to stimulate the initial smooth muscle contraction without tension, so that the movement of the tibia is increased, which is conducive to the discharge of stool.
Second, insist on drinking more water if constipation is caused by insufficient drinking water, drinking water should be regarded as medication, insist on drinking a cup of cold boiled water or light salt water every morning on an empty stomach, usually develop drinking habits, and also have beneficial benefits for constipation.
Third, insisting on walking or jogging in the morning and evening is beneficial to the recovery of colonic tension.
Deep breathing exercise also acts as a self-massage for inertia. This type of physical therapy can increase the tension of the colon and increase bowel movements.
Fourth, adhere to regular bowel movements to develop the habit of regular bowel movements, preferably 20 minutes after breakfast.
Drink 500 ml before the stool and walk for 10-15 minutes.
At first, until there is no intention, it is necessary to go to the toilet for 10-20 minutes according to the time set by yourself. Discharge of stool is a systemic coordinated movement under the central nervous system. Pay attention to concentration when you are defecation, do not read the newspaper, think about the problem.
Fifth, adhere to the massage point pressing method, that is, use the left index finger to apply force to the inclined Tianshu point (about 3 cm to the left side of the umbilicus, 1 cm straight below) when the stool is in the stool, and it will be blocked when there is obvious soreness.After 10 seconds, you will feel comfortable. At this time, you can use your breath to increase your intra-abdominal pressure.
If it is invalid once, it can be repeated several times until it is defecation.
Sixth, if necessary, take a laxative when necessary, take 15 ml of glycerin or paraffin oil every night, or drink with 3 grams of senna leaves, or take Ma Ren Wan, Shangqing Pill, Niuhuang Jiedu Tablet, etc.