Connect with us

Health

Best Supplements for Constipation, Say Experts

Published

on

When you’re backed up, it’s all you can think about. And then once you start thinking about it too much, the inability to go seemingly worsens. Even if you eat a high-fiber diet and drink plenty of water, certain lifestyle changes, like traveling, can throw you off your schedule. In such as case, it may be time to employ back up to well, make you not backed up.

Below, you’ll see expert-recommended supplements that will gently help you prevent and relieve constipation as well as one Eat This, Not That editor-recommended pick for alleviating constipation overnight. Then, be sure to check out our list of Best Supplements To Buy at Costco, Say Experts.

Courtesy of BellaBiotics

Kellyann Petrucci, a naturopathic physician and certified nutrition consultant with over 20 years of clinical experience, and creator of BellaBiotics, says that this supplement is key to unclogging bowels.

“BellaBiotics contain two strains of probiotics, Lactobacillus paracasei and Lactococcus lactis, which can aid in the creation of a more favorable environment for good bacteria and improve the integrity of the gut wall. This helps to optimize digestion, which in turn can help clear up constipation,” she says.

Be sure to check out One Surprising Effect of Taking Probiotics, Says New Study.

psyllium husk in water
Shutterstock

Have you ever heard of psyllium husk? It’s the main active ingredient in the popular fiber supplement Metamucil. If you haven’t gone to the bathroom for a while, you may want to consider employing this supplement.

“Psyllium husk is a vegan-friendly product that contains a total of four grams of fiber per serving. One serving (one tablespoon) provides three grams of soluble fiber and one gram of insoluble fiber,” says Sydney Greene, MS, RD, and member of our medical review board. “It is recommended to add one tablespoon of psyllium husk to a 10-ounce glass of water or your favorite beverage and drink immediately.”

chia seeds
Shutterstock

Greene says that chia seeds are by far the best way to improve your gastrointestinal health and overall well-being—without having to use a supplement.

“Packing 16% of the recommended daily intake of fiber in one tablespoon, these small but mighty seeds are also full of nutrition. Containing three grams of protein, four grams of healthy fat, and 10% of the recommended intake of magnesium, chia seeds are a great addition to smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt, or on top of avocado toast,” says Greene.

Be sure to check out, Ways Chia Seeds Can Help You Lose Weight, According To Dietitians.

traditional medicinals smooth move

If you’re in desperate need to go to the bathroom, Smooth Move tea from Traditional Medicinals may be the best fast-acting yet gentle supplement to take to help kick your bowels into gear. Each tea bag packs organic ingredients that can help soften stool so that it passes with ease, such as senna leaf, licorice root, fennel fruit, and orange peel—just to name a few.

Get even more healthy tips straight to your inbox by signing up for our newsletter! After, read these next:

Entertainment7 mins ago

BBNaija 2021: Meet The Female Housemate With 11 Tattoos

World13 mins ago

Democratic Republic of Congo: Muslims murder at least 16 people, including 6 women and 2 children, in road ambush

News15 mins ago

BBNaija Season 6: Meet Arin, the housemate with 24 piercings and an “Ashewo” personality

Lifestyle23 mins ago

Urethra Diseases in Men and Women and How to Identify Them

Entertainment1 hour ago

BBNaija 2021: Ebuka’s Super Dapper Look For Launch Day 2 Tonight (Photos)

World1 hour ago

Nigeria: Muslims block road, kidnap Christian travelers, let the Muslims go on their way

Lifestyle1 hour ago

5 Key Facts About Thermography

Entertainment2 hours ago

Actress Etinosa Idemudia Becomes A New House Owner in Lagos (Photos)

Metro2 hours ago

Lady Gives Bestie the Beating of her Life for Sleeping with her Man

News2 hours ago

Trial of alleged killer Of Akwa Ibom jobseeker, Iniubong Umoren, begins on Monday

Lifestyle2 hours ago

How The Pain Killers Can Be Pain Causers? And How To Get Rid Of Them?

Politics2 hours ago

White Jesus Fix It! Tiffany D. Cross Calls Out “50-Year-Old” Bully And Blackface Connoisseur Megyn Kelly Over Attacks On Naomi Osaka

Entertainment2 hours ago

BBNaija 2021: Obi Cubana Throws His Support Behind Anambra Housemate, Cross

World3 hours ago

Ben & Jerry’s Board chair supports jihad terror against Israel, has defended Hamas and Hizballah

News3 hours ago

There won’t be bickering over choice of my successor –Umahi

Entertainment3 hours ago

Watch BBNaija Season 6 Housemate, Boma On American TV Series, The Blacklist

News3 hours ago

Comedienne/actress, Etinosa, acquires a home in Lagos

News3 hours ago

IPOB: Security alert in Abuja as Nnamdi Kanu faces trial tomorrow

Lifestyle3 hours ago

The Benefits of Mercury Free Dental Fillings

World3 hours ago

France: Muslim screaming ‘Allahu akbar’ attacks man with box-cutter, terrorism ruled out

News23 hours ago

Meet BBNaija housemate, Niyi’s beautiful Wife, Bella (Video/Photos)

News19 hours ago

“I’m a moving train, I’ll crush you” – Peruzzi reacts after being called out for walking out on fans (Video)

News16 hours ago

#BBNaija2021: Checkout impressive interior of the Big Brother house for this year’s edition (Photos)

Entertainment22 hours ago

BBNaija Season 6: Who Is Niyi? All The Facts About BBNaija 2021 Housemate Niyi

News7 hours ago

“So many fine boys in Nigeria but Big Brother decided to select the M*nkeys” – Bleached Nigerian Male-Barbie, Bobrisky writes.

Entertainment20 hours ago

BBNaija Season 6: Photos Of “Happily Married” Niyi, With His Wife And Son

World4 hours ago

UK: Muslim reportedly stabs Christian speaker Hatun Tash at Speakers’ Corner

News19 hours ago

BBNaija former housemate, Dorathy, reacts after seeing the “washing machine” in Biggies house this season

News10 hours ago

BREAKING: Abducted students of Kaduna Baptist school regain freedom

News14 hours ago

Oyedepo reportedly pays graduate pastors N38,000 monthly

Entertainment23 hours ago

BBNaija Season 6: All You Need To Know About BBNaija 2021 Housemate JayPaul

Entertainment20 hours ago

BBNaija 2021: Who Is Sammie? All The Facts You Need To Know About BBNaija 2021 Housemate Sammie

News4 hours ago

Family announces burial details of murdered Super TV CEO

News11 hours ago

#BBNaija 2021: Jaypaul reveals he was turned back day of 2020 premiere

News15 hours ago

I was in debt before COVID-19 pandemic – Ubi Franklin

News16 hours ago

Uzodinma to Imolites: Expose me if I ever steal public funds

News13 hours ago

Olamide reveals why he features artistes who have no platform

News15 hours ago

Igboho: It’s better for us to kill him in Benin than return him to Nigeria

World24 hours ago

Can the Hamas-Linked AP Any Longer Be Considered a News Source?

Lifestyle21 hours ago

Five Important Things To Know Before Going For A Hair Transplant

Trending