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Do The BIG MOVE With Dulcolax “The Kontra Constipation Expert”

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 Constipation refers to bowel movements that are infrequent or hard to pass. Constipation is a common cause of painful defecation. Severe constipation includes obstipation (failure to pass stools or gas) and fecal impaction, which can progress to bowel obstruction and become life-threatening.(Source: Wikipedia)


Symptoms of Constipation:

– Abdominal bloating, cramps or pain.

– Decreased appetite.

– Lethargy.

– Straining during defecation more than 25% of the time.

– Hard stools more than 25% most of the time.

– Two or fewer bowel movements in a week.  Normal stool elimination: from 3x/week– 3x/day.


Causes of Constipation:

– Certain diseases and medications: Pain-killers, antacids, anti-depressants & blood-pressure meds. Hypothyroidism, Diabetes, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Parkinson’s disease, Stroke, Pelvic floor abnormalities, Chronic Idiopathic Constipation.

– Physical Causes like Pregnancy, advancing age,  Sudden changes in the diet, reduced fiber/water intake,  Prolonged bed rest, lack of exercise.

Types of Constipation:

Acute Constipation

-Temporary, occurs suddenly
–  Happens when there’s changes in lifestyle
– Taking medication with side effects
-Hormonal changes: Pregnancy/menopause
-Sufferers are easily treated

Chronic Constipation

-Constipation persists for a longer time
-Sufferers are advised to consult a physician to understand cause

Having this kind of problem is very frustrating and sometimes painful.  Personally, I have experienced constipation and I hate the feeling.  I sometimes resort to eating fruits, vegetables and drinking more fluids but sometime after that I’m still constipated. I want something faster  to ease up my agony. That is why it is good to know that there’s something that can surely help people suffering from constipation.

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Dulcolax(Bisacodyl) a product of Boehringer Ingelheim Philippines Inc. aims to aid the  disturbing condition of having constipation. Dulcolax offers a full range of stimulant laxatives from tablets, syrup and suppositories that targets the colon resulting to the stimulation of the colon thus softening of the stool.

Just recently, Dulcolax started a campaign called “The Big Move” together with their product endorsers “The Sexy, Young Actress and Comedian” Ms. Angelica Panganiban and “The Dance Diva” and successful businesswoman, Ms. Regine Tolentino.

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Both shared their experiences about constipation, how they suffered from it and how they were able to manage it usng Dulcolax.

Constipation is not a disease but just a symptom that can be cured.


So… Are you suffering from constipation?

MAKE THE BIG MOVE and use Dulcolax!

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