Why are you constipated?
Constipation can occur due to many reasons, such as low fibre intake, dehydration, IBS, frequent use of laxatives, lack of physical activity, pregnancy and other hormonal imbalances, diabetes, thyroid conditions and medications such as blood pressure medications.
Constipation can also be secondary to a primary diagnosis such as SIBO, Candida, IBS, Food sensitivities, dysbiosis, parasites, magnesium deficiency, travel etc. Sluggish bowels, lack of enzymes can also contribute to your constipation.
One area where Dr. Tali Troyansky focuses on observing in her patients, is the migrating motor complex (MMC). Our gut is full of healthy bacteria called probiotics, they are the main producers of serotonin in our body. Our gut bacteria controls many different neurological processes in our brain that is used to regulate our body.