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Constipation related symptoms, started as a part of treatment for constipation. What to do ?

Hi, I developed a no of constipation and related symptoms after a series of homeopathic treatment for constipation. Pls note all symptoms were developed as part of treatment for constipation only and for four different sets of medications can you explain what underlying problem is can cause by the foll group of symptoms hard stool, , hair fall , nausea after short moderate exercise or motion ,problems getting into sleep at night, however easy sleep during daytime especially after food or during daytime meditation , loose jaw ligaments , flatulence (gas even after drinking water), swollen and tender to touch left nipple/areola slow bowels (inadequate pressure even with unclear full bowels with loose stool) excess hair around areola, darker coloured areola, sensitivity in the nipple and smaller nipple diameter Currently sleep is easy in daytime and difficult at night
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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Jun 2015
Hello dear,

The symptoms as mentioned in your post are not different, but are related to each other.
The problem of hard stool can be due to:
1. Functional cause- due to decreased gastric motility
2. Irritable bowel syndrome- constipation predominant type.
3. Less consumption of fiber rich foods
4. Less fluid intake
5. Prolonged use of certain medications.
6. Hormonal & Metabolic causes, etc.

Hair fall has also its etiology in stress, hormonal & nutritional factors.
Nausea after moderate exercise or motion is due to dietary deficiency of certain essential nutrients, fluid & electrolyte imbalance and stress.
These factors are also responsible for difficulty in getting sleep at night, due to which you get sleep easily during day.
Presence of excess hair around areola & increased sensitivity in the nipples are attributed to hormonal factors.

Though symptomatic relief can be obtained by intake of Laxatives and multivitamin supplements, as long as the underlying cause is not treated, symptoms will keep recurring.

So, kindly consult a Gastroenterologist & get a proper physical examination done.
Investigations like complete blood count, Ultrasound scan of abdomen, Colonoscopy & contrast studies will be helpful to rule out any pathological cause for your symptoms.

There is no need to worry, you will be fine.
Till then, take healthy nutritious diet, exercise regularly and keep away stress.

Wishing a good health.
Take care.
Answered: Thu, 27 Jun 2013
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