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How To Get Instant Relief From Constipation
Walk and drink water: The body often responds to less activity than usual with change in bowel habits, often constipation. When traveling, head this off by frequent walks (harder on planes, but easy on a train). Drink lots of water. Avoid constipating foods- buy or bring healthy snacks that are easily portable, like grapes and carrots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 is one. Persistent problems needs evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
I have IBS with both diariaha and constipation . I have started dropping out of my favorite things because it is uncontrollable diariaha. What can I do to get relief? I've cut out a lot of foods.
I have tried everything in the drugstore for constipation and all i get is cramps, gas, nausea and no relief. Is there any good home remedies?
May be hypothyroid: If you are (1) consuming plenty of fiber (a great high fiber cereal is uncle sam cereal), (2) drinking plenty of water, and (3) taking peristaltic stimulants like prunes (or drinking prune juice) and 500-1500 mg per day of magnesium, and are still constipated, i suggest checking your thyroid status. Hypothyroidism is a common but often overlooked cause of constipation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 8 weeks pregnant with serious constipation, I just strained really hard to get some relief. Now my abdomen is in excruciating pain.
This too should pass: NO pun intended. If you are severely constipated ,one might use a small fleets enema or glycerin suppository. This is just to get you going. I would ask your doctor if you can use miralax daily as a stool softner to make it easier for you to go. NO the pain should only be temporary. if persists see your gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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