Abdominal Disorders – (Also constipation and other intestinal problems)
“A good reliable set of bowels is worth more to a man than any quantity of brains” Henry Wheeler Shaw.
“We are not what we eat; we are what we don’t expel” Hugh Romney.
Ninety per cent of the health problems and diseases arise from abdomen through wrong eating habits. Abdomen being the store room maintaining supply line for the entire body, most health problems can be kept away if we keep our abdomen fit and efficient which is in our hands – this is the plain truth.
Most diseases like constipation, hemorrhoids (piles), obesity, abdominal disorders, ulcers, hernia, diverticulosis, spastic colon, appendicitis, intestinal problems etc. being inter-linked, correspond very closely to the amount of fiber and fat in the one’s choice of food. It is hard to exaggerate the sufferings that could be prevented which arise out of these diseases if only a high in fiber, low-fat diet like sprouts, whole grains, vegetables and fruits is maintained. A diet high in fiber and low in fat yields soft, moist, large stools, eliminates the need to strain and is of great help in preventing and treating these diseases. Meat, fish, eggs and dairy products contain no fiber and are the most acid-forming of all food items and with high fat content. Laxatives are often employed to move the bowels when the stools have become hard, but in the long run these only make things worse because the irritate the bowel walls. The only answer is a diet low in fat content and high in fiber.
Apart from the incurable and dreadful diseases, most troubles as aforesaid start with the abdomen. Diseases like gastritis, indigestion, constipation, ulcer, hepatitis, colitis etc. often arise from an imbalanced diet, irregular and careless eating for taste or show. The digestive organs are teeth, salivary glands, gullet, liver, stomach, pancreas, gall-bladder, small intestine and large intestine. The process of digestion…..