4 Easy Stretches to Relieve Chronic Constipation(Emily frost/Shutterstock)
Numerous methods claim to promote smooth bowel movements. However, many people may not be aware that stretching the muscles in the back and legs can help relieve chronic constipation. Rocky Liao, a classical Chinese dance instructor, introduces four stretching exercises for constipation relief.
Excessive consumption of processed and refined foods, irregular daily routines, and emotional stress can all affect the body’s metabolism and detoxification mechanisms, leading to constipation. Ineffective elimination can impact gut health, potentially causing inflammation, obesity, and other chronic diseases.

Enhance Elimination With 4 Easy Stretching Exercises

Increasing dietary fiber Intake Additionally, incorporating certain stretching exercises into one’s routine, can effectively relieve constipation and enhance elimination

According to traditional Chinese medicine, meridians are the channels through which energy flows, responsible for transporting qi (vital energy) and blood throughout the body. The circulation of qi and blood maintains the balance and stability of various tissues and organs.

Meridians are connected to different parts of the body, with the bladder meridian being the longest. It runs from the top of the head, down the back, through the back of the thighs and calves, and extends to the outer sides of the feet.