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When fecal materials remains in the colon too long, causing excessive re-absorption of the water. The feces or stool becomes hard,dry, and difficult to eliminate.
Causes for Constipation
Poor bowel habit, chronic laxative use leading to a lazy bowel, a diet low in fiber, and certain digestive diseases.
Tx: for Constipation
Diet high in fiber (fruits and vegetables),adequate water intake and exercise regularly and enemas.
Chronic destruction of the liver cells accomplished by formation of fibrous connective scar tissue.
Causes for Cirrhosis
Hepatitis,bile duct disease,chemical toxins,and malnutrition associated with alcoholism
Tx: for Cirrhosis
directed toward preventing further damage to the liver.Alcohol avoidance,proper nutrition that include high protein and vitamins diet, and getting plenty of rest.
Abdominal pain that may radiate toward the back and heartburn especially after eating, nausea, and vomiting.
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