Sluggish bowel movements are often the result of a low-fibre diet and insufficient water intake. While it’s easy to turn to laxatives, stool softeners and cleanses to get things running smoothly again, there’s a natural remedy that we bet you haven’t tried.
The technique involves massaging your perineum. What’s that you say? It’s the stretch of skin separating your private parts from your anus. The spot contains a pressure point that, when massaged, can ease constipation, according to a new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. While the method is a little hands on, it may just be the key to a clog-free life!
For those of you who prefer to keep it hands-free, we’ve got some other natural alternatives here: