Digestive Problems


Bacteria play an important part in our stomach & digestive system. These bacteria are naturally found in our stomach and aid in maintaining a strong immune system. A healthy gut flora is essential in maintaining a strong immune system and regulating our metabolism.

What causes digestive problems?

Your digestion has plenty to do with a healthy gut! So we encourage you to also read that section of our website. There are various causes for digestive problems like not drinking enough water, lack of exercise and not having enough fibre in your diet. Pregnancy can also cause constipation – around 40% of pregnant women in their second or third trimester experience constipation5. A variety of different medications can also contribute to constipation.

5. Kuronen M, Hantunen S, Alanne L et al. Pregnancy, puerperium and perinatal constipation – an observational hybrid survey on pregnant and postpartum women and their age-matched non-pregnant controls. BJOG 2021;128(6):1057–1064.

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Digestive problems…

Constipation would be the most common problem occurring with digestive problems. PRUNELAX is the obvious choice to help solve this issue. Diarrhoea is the other more irritable problem which can occur for a number of reasons, like a virus for example. Moreover, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects the large intestine. Signs and symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both.

Solution to your problem…

At some stage we will all experience the symptoms of poor digestion. Fortunately, a healthy diet and lifestyle can have a positive impact on your gut health, so try to eat real food that is high in fibre, drink plenty of water and be active! And if you still feel constipated, there’s always PRUNELAX!