What are occasional constipation triggers in your everyday life ?

Understanding what is causing your constipation will make you more prepared to act on it. Let’s take a look at how your lifestyle choices can trigger occasional constipation. 

Inadequate diet

Your diet has a big impact on your digestive system. Not eating enough high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits, and whole grains may lead to occasional constipation. Also, eating a lot of high-fat meats, dairy products and eggs or rich desserts and sugary sweets may also be another cause.

Stressful periods

You know what they say: healthy mind, healthy body ! Our digestive systems can be sensitive to stress and sudden changes in our lives, sometimes triggering discomfort. Stress is a common factor that can lead to occasional constipation. 

Lack of activity

If you have constipation, exercise can help speed things up. According to experts, exercise does more than tone your heart and other muscles. Exercise is essential for regular bowel movements. In fact, one of the key things that can lead to occasional constipation is inactivity.

How does your lifestyle affect your body and trigger occasional constipation ?

Occasional constipation could be a sign that your body is lacking some elements that it needs to fully function. Here are the bodily impacts of an inadequate diet or lifestyle:

Tips and tricks to get relief

It's no secret: the first step in helping yourself feel better is to change a few things in your daily habits. Don’t worry, we’re not telling you to change all your habits at once – but, step by step, see how your body reacts to the few changes you do make and slowly create new routines.

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Occasionnal constipation is a common condition with a wide range of possible causes. We know how unpredictable and frustrating constipation can be, so we are here to help identify the possible causes and teach you how to addres them.