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What's the best way to relieve constipation?

What's the best way to relieve constipation?

Careful: With taking excess fiber, as too much fiber along with inadequate fluids can make the constipation worse. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and a liquid diet only until passing stool is best. Then avoiding recurrent constipation requires 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily with no more than 25 grams of fiber daily. If keeps recurring, you may need a colonoscopy if you haven't had one recently. ...Read more

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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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What is the best way to quickly relieve constipation?

What is the best way to quickly relieve constipation?

Careful: With taking excess fiber, as too much fiber along with inadequate fluids can make the constipation worse. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and a liquid diet only until passing stool is best. Then avoiding recurrent constipation requires 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily with no more than 25 grams of fiber daily. If keeps recurring, you may need a colonoscopy if you haven't had one recently. ...Read more

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What is the best way to alleviate gas and bloating?

What is the best way to alleviate gas and bloating?

Here's some ideas: Usually there are foods that incite this. The best thing to do is to take a stepwise approach to figuring out which foods are the culprits and avoiding them. Be sure you rule out dairy products, as you may be lactose intolerant. Avoid carbonated drinks as well. Of course, there are a variety of over-the-counter products that are designed to reduce intestinal gas (ie beano). ...Read more

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What is the best way to get constipation relief?

What is the best way to get constipation relief?

Constipation: If you simply cannot pass stool and feel very uncomfortable, a rectal suppository may induce a bowel movement. If that does not work, opt for a fleet enema. That's a first aid treatment. A high fiber and high fluis diet should be instituted immediately. Further evacuation problems need you to take laxatives; MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) is one. Persistent problems needs evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve backpain?

What is the best way to relieve backpain?

Individual Program: Before engaging in exercises for back pain a full evaluation by physical therapy is in order. This will take into account your natural posture and your particular occupation and activities. A supervised exercise program should follow. Be cautious o the popular video exercises like wii. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve joint pain naturally?

What is the best way to relieve joint pain naturally?

Diet: Agree with exercise and weight loss especially if overweight . Also for some people there is a hypersinsitivity to certain food. Finding it is very helpful to control the process. ...Read more

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What is a quick, natural way to ease constipation?

What is a quick, natural way to ease constipation?

Diet and fluids: A good high fiber diet and plenty of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids should do the trick...Nothing more nothing less. 80-100 ounces of fluids per day at a minimum. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve stress through diet?

What is the best way to relieve stress through diet?

Avoid excess sugar: Excess sugar can exacerbate high cortisol levels caused by stress. Sugar also stimulates the release of dopamine and endorphins in the brain to help us "feel better" momentarily. But with the elevated blood sugar comes elevated insulin which leads to increased inflammation, depressed mood and mental fog. Clean proteins combined with low caloric nutrient dense vegetables help the body rejuvinate. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve period pains?

What is the best way to relieve period pains?

Period pains: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What is the best natural way to relieve arthritic pain?

What is the best natural way to relieve arthritic pain?

There are some...: Local heat applications with hot/wet towel can cause some relief depending on the cause of arthritis. You need to know if it is degenerative(osteoarthritis) or is it rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis can be helped some by natural adjustments, not rheumatoid...This one will require medication given be a rheumatologist(specialist). ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve bloating and gas during menstruation?

What is the best way to relieve bloating and gas during menstruation?

MEDS FOR GAS RELIEF: Simethicone which is sold under many different names is the best med for gas and is available over the counter. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid or best way to soothe a dry cough?

Best way to get rid or best way to soothe a dry cough?

Treat the source : The irony here is that your dry cough may be secondary to some dripping issues. Post nasal drip is the origin of many dry coughs. The irritation or inflammation of the upper respiratory tract elicits a cough response. Basically a runny nose in the back of your throat. Humidified air, fluids and methods to shrink tissue should help. If persistent rule out medicine side effect or asthma variant. ...Read more

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What is the best way to alleviate diarrhea ?

What is the best way to alleviate diarrhea ?

Diarrhea: It is not recommended to stop the diarrhea usually because would like the bugs that caused it to come out as soon as possible be in virus, bacteria, or food poisoning. Some chronic diarrhea like ulcerative colitis needs to be stopped. I am assuming it is acute and not chroic. Hydrate yourself very well with water or electrolyte solution, eat yogurt or butter milk. Avoid bad food. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve a stress headache?

What's the best way to relieve a stress headache?

Home remedies: You can try a few home remedies starting with ice application over back of neck and temples. Other things you could try are warm compresses, massaging your temples, meditation and green tea. Advil or Aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) might also provide you some relief. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to relieve constipation the fastest way?

Can you tell me how to relieve constipation the fastest way?

Laxatives - fast.: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to take for fast gas relief?

What is the best thing to take for fast gas relief?

MEDS FOR GAS RELIEF: Simethicone which is sold under many different names is the best med for gas and is available over the counter. ...Read more

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Natural way to relieve stress?

Natural way to relieve stress?

Hypnosis, meditation: Psychotherapy, exercise, listening to music, taking a bath, talking to a friend, are all relaxation techniques that can all help reduce stress naturally. ...Read more

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What is the safest and effective way to alleviate constipation?

What is the safest and effective way to alleviate constipation?

Really depends: A safe over the counter is miralax (polyethylene glycol). It is safe and effective. If this is chronic constipation, you should definitely seek medical advice in person. If this is a one time thing, you'll do fine with the miralax (polyethylene glycol). Best of luck, hope you find some relief. ...Read more