Below, Dr. Haffejee has listed common health issues faced in Ramadhan, their causes, and their remedies:
Constipation can cause piles (haemorrhoids), fissures (painful cracks in anal canal) and indigestion with a bloated feeling.
Causes: Too much refined foods, too little water and not enough fibre in the diet.
Remedy: Avoid excessive refined foods, increase water intake, use bran in baking and brown flour when making flatbread.
next: Indigestion and Wind