In addition to the “high,” there is pain relief, but also nausea, constipation, and slowed breathing.
In the severest cases, however, these drugs appear to be of little or no use, and they certainly increase the constipation.
If the bowel is at fault, constipation is the usual consequence.
It serves to give bulk to the food, and thereby possibly acts as a preventive to constipation.
If the bowel takes too long to do its work we have constipation.
This is undoubtedly one of the reasons why constipation has become more common in the last half century.
In Jamaica the juice of the leaves is sometimes used for constipation.
If one's diet contains too small a percentage of cellulose or pulp material, a tendency to constipation will be noticed.
The constipation, which had been very obstinate, also began to yield.
Those who are suffering from constipation are appreciably benefitted by the use of distilled water.
constipation con·sti·pa·tion (kŏn'stə-pā'shən)
Difficult, incomplete, or infrequent evacuation of dry, hardened feces from the bowels.