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Elizabeth S Gantt, MD
(301) 251-9555
15001 Shady Grove Rd
Rockville, MD
Business
Drs Stern & Gantt
Specialties
Gastroenterology

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George Bolen, MR
(202) 296-3449
2021 K St NW Ste T110
Washington, DC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Duane Thomas Smoot, MD
(202) 865-6620
2041 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1983

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Robert Hardi, MD
(202) 296-3449
2021 K St NW Ste T115
Washington, DC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem (Peter Pazmany Univ), Budapest
Graduation Year: 1972

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Momodou Alieu Jack, MD
(202) 865-7981
2041 Georgia Ave NW Ste 5100
Washington, DC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Lagos, Coll Of Med, Lagos, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1985

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Charles B Abrams
(202) 296-3443
1120 19th St Nw Ste 200
Washington, DC
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Debra Holly Ford, MD
(202) 865-4665
2041 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1986

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Michael Jay Schwartz, MD
(202) 296-3449
2021 K St NW # T-16
Washington, DC
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Hosp Ctr, Washington, Dc; Sibley Mem Hosp, Washington, Dc; George Washington Univ Hosp, Washington, Dc
Group Practice: Metropolitan Gastroenterology

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Victor Fitzgerald Scott, MD
(202) 865-6632
2041 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1966

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Nelson P Trujillo, MD
(202) 296-3449
2021 K St NW Ste T110
Washington, DC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1962

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Yoga and Constipation

"Sometimes small things can make your life difficult" - How often have we heard this sentence in our life? Numerous times, I guess! If we have to describe at least one of those so-called ‘small things', constipation can very well be the first thing that comes to our mind.

Yes, constipation - a common and a major problem. It won't be wrong to say that at least half of the world's population suffers from it currently. Besides, every person in his or her lifetime may have faced this problem at some point of time. Constipation may sound as a small thing initially, but if neglected for a long period, it can lead to many serious complications like abdomen pain, formation of wind, appetite loss, headache, lethargy, distension of the abdomen, nervous exhaustion, pimples, rheumatism, arthritis and lastly, the deadly cancer.

Although the usage of laxatives provide temporary relief, it becomes ineffective in the long run because of its constant use. Doctors also warn not to use laxatives regularly. Yoga proves highly effective in the treatment of constipation. The following asanas are very important for a person who is suffering from constipation:

  • Bhujanghasana: It removes constipation and gas and helps in digestion.
  • Trikonasana: It helps a person to pass stool normally.
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana: It increases the digestive fire and provides relief from constipation.
  • Supta Vajrasana: It helps in digestion and provides relief from constipation.

Besides, these four asanas, a person who is suffering from chronic constipation, should also try Dhanurasana, Sarvangasana, Kapalbhati, Bhastrika and Mayurasana.

All these yoga poses work on the abdominal movement and hence make it easier to pass the stool. These asanas also help in improving the human digestive system and therefore, eradicate constipation completely from your system. In addition to curing constipation, these yoga postures also provides relief from other disorders, if combined with a healthy diet and ade...

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