Silva Vinh. stools. July 02nd , 2017.
Constipation is a frustrating ordeal for anyone. Regardless of age, an individual can get constipated, have inflamed bowels, and indigestion as it is one of the most common health conditions. But what is the reason behind this? It is because our body isn't getting adequate fiber from the foods that we eat on a regular basis. Many people don't pay attention to what they are eating and often have a low fiber diet or foods. This lack of fiber disturbs the normal bowel movements and causes immense discomfort and other side effects. Apart from fiber, even foods that are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids are consumed to prevent constipation in the long run. In this article, we will see which are some of the best stool softening foods you can eat.
Stool softeners come in tablet, liquid or capsule form. Most of the over-the-counter stool softeners, such as Colace, Doxinate, Modane Soft, Dialose, etc. have a drug called docusate in them. Docusate stops the colon from absorbing water from the stool, thereby, keeping the stool soft. The stool softener, Colace is the best stool softener for pregnancy. Since the active ingredients from the drug are not absorbed by the body, the fetus is not in any danger.
Gray Malabsorption Blockage of bile from gallbladder to intestine. The most probable reason is presence of tumor in the bile ducts or pancreas
It is quite common in newborns and infants. Dark green stools are generally passed by newborn babies. These dark green stools are called meconium which consist of all the matter the fetus consumed in the womb like intestinal epithelial cells, mucus, amniotic fluid, lanugo, bile and water. This meconium is sterile and has no odor. Newborns pass meconium for a few days and then gradually pass yellow-green stools due to digestion of breast milk.
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