The relationship between constipation and the prostate is kind of like the old chicken and egg conundrum. The egg: Constipation, aka the build-up of feces in the intestine (also called the bowel), can put pressure on the bladder and the prostate, which can cause symptoms resembling those associated with an enlarged prostate.
The chicken: an enlarged prostate can put pressure on the rectum and cause constipation. But wait, there’s more…
With the holidays quickly approaching, so too are many nights of hearty meals, good wine, and great company. Eating large meals with heavy foods, however, may cause some indigestion, especially for those of us who have sensitive stomachs.
To combat the unpleasant after-effects of dense meals, proper food combining may be an approach that can work for you.
Hippocrates said, “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” As we have all heard it before, being reasonable and living a well-balanced lifestyle can unequivocally reduce stress and sickness.
Here and now, that’s easier said than done! Most families need two working parents to afford living more or less comfortably. This in itself places stress on every family member. The parents, most of all, for having to juggle between work, household chores and parenting and the children because of earlier social involvement and reduced free playtime –without a screen that is.