ARTICLE: SIMPLE REMEDIES FOR CONSTIPATIONS

CrossFit:

For time:
50 Row (calories)s
40 Deadlifts, 135/95 lbs
30 Box Jumps, 24/20 lbs
20 Front Squats, 135/95 lbs

For time:
Rx:
50 Calorie Row
40 Deadlifts (135/95)
30 Box Jumps (24″/20″)
20 Front Squats (135/95)

Sport of Fitness:
50 Calorie Row
40 Deadlifts (175/125)
30 Box Jumps (24″/20″)
20 Front Squats (175/125)

Competition:
50 Calorie Row
40 Deadlifts (115/75)
30 Box Jumps (24″/20″)
20 Front Squats (115/75)

Performance:
50 Calorie Row
40 Deadlifts (75-95/55-65)
30 Box Jumps (20″/16″)
20 Front Squats (75-95/55-65)

Fitness:
50 Calorie Row
40 Deadlifts (45-65/35-45)
30 Box Jumps (16″/12″)
20 Front Squats (45-65/35-45)
 

Article:

Chronic constipation is an all-too-common problem rarely discussed in polite company and only reluctantly mentioned to doctors during checkups. Although it accounts for eight million doctor visits annually, only “a minority of those with constipation seek medical attention,” Dr. Arnold Wald, a leading expert on the problem, reports.

Yet this hesitance can perpetuate mistaken beliefs about its consequences, causes and treatment, and often results in failure to get effective relief. Most of the time, relatively simple treatments prove adequate. Even more complex cases, like those that involve a disorder of muscle action in the pelvis, usually respond well to currently available remedies.

Chronic constipation can accompany a long list of medical problems – mechanical ones like a stricture or tumor; neurological disorders like Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis; or metabolic conditions like severe low thyroid or low blood levels of magnesium.

Constipation can also be a side effect of medications, especially opiates like Percocet and OxyContin, as well as some antidepressants, anticonvulsants and antihistamines.

As someone who has dealt with constipation, with varying degrees of success, for most of my life, I had more than an academic interest in learning more about it. Hence this column, prompted by a friend’s excruciatingly painful problem that seemed to emerge from nowhere and by a new review of studies on the topic published in JAMA by Dr. Wald, a gastroenterologist at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Read More http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/02/08/simple-remedies-for-constipation/?ref=health&_r=0