Hard Stools or Difficulty in Passing Stool is called as constipation.It occurs when stool moves too slowly through the large intestine. Stool that stays in the bowel too long before excretion becomes hard and dry due to which it becomes difficult to eliminate.

Causes of Constipation

  1. Anticonvulsants used for epilepsy
  2. Antidepressants
  3. Chronic kidney failure
  4. Diuretics
  5. Hypothyroidism
  6. Iron supplements
  7. Irritable bowel syndrome
  8. Neurologic disorders such as Parkinson’s disease
  9. Pain medications such as codeine
  10. Rectal or colon cancer
  11. Tumour or benign growth


  1. A sensation that the bowels haven’t completely emptied
  2. Bloating of the abdomen
  3. A “rumbling” noise from the abdomen
  4. Gases
  5. Hard, dry stools that are difficult to pass
  6. Indigestion
  7. Infrequent bowel movements
  8. Loss of appetite
  9. Pain or pressure in the belly
  10. Some bleeding as a result of straining

Homeopathy Treatment in Constipation

Homeopathy medicine have been very successful in treatment of Constipation. It has been very effective in treating acute as well as chronic constipation in persons of all age groups. Homeopathic medicines are natural and do not have any side effects.