Prevention of constipation is easier than treatment, hence prevention of constipation should be our aim.
- Fibrous Diet: The best natural sources of fiber are fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
- Never suppress urge: Don't suppress urges to defecate. When the urge comes, find a toilet and do not suppress it.
- Watch your medicines: There are many medicines which are notorious enough to cause constipation, hence avoid taking over the counter medicines without doctor’s advise.
- Drink enoughwater: Water keeps your stools moist and soft and facilitates easy expulsion. Do not let yourself be dehydrated.
- Form habit: Try to form a habit of visiting toilet at a fix time daily. This will prevent constipation.