FACTS ABOUT CONSTIPATION

FACT: Pregnant women, non-caucasians, older adults, people who take medications and people who eat little to no fibre are most susceptible to constipation.

 

FACT: About %16 percent of adults have chronic constipation

 

FACT: About 33% of senior adults have chronic constipation

 

FACT: You are considered to have chronic constipation if you have three or fewer bowel movements per week.

 

FACT: Constipation is not only due to lack of fibre. It could be a side effect of a medication or bowel disorder.

 

FACT: Sometimes, the food or water from a foreign country can cause acute constipation. Eating all of your food cooked, or applying the 2-Day Method can irradiate constipation caused by change of location.

 

FACT: Depression can make your constipation worse. 

 

FACT: Calcium and iron supplements can cause constipation.

 

FACT: Although coffee is considered a laxative, the dehydrating effect often counteracts with it’s positive effects.

 

FACT: Fibre matters…the type of fibre you take in can make or break your poop cycle. The 2-Day Method utilizes a special type of fibre that puts your basic soluble fibre supplement to shame.