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Is It Better To Eat Plums Or Drink Prune Juice
No: Same thing. Prunes are dried plums.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've had constipation for 4 days now, i'm on a healthy diet, i exercise, i drink water a lot, i tried prunes and plums. Nothing works. Please help?
Magnesium: A magnesium deficiency can contribute to constipation and is a very common mineral deficiency. Magnesium has many functions in your body, one of which is to stimulate the parasympatheric nervous system. Low magnesium can therefore increase sympathetic tone and contribute to constipation. There are many forms of magnesium available otc, including magnesium citrate, magnesium sulfate, and aspartate. ...Read more
If a person is exposed to flu virus, can he drink prune juice and eat beans to "flush" his system to avoid getting sick?
Flu: Is a self limiting viral disease that can have complications. Healthy people with good immune system get over it without sequelae but the old and the young can have bad complications. Rest, and fluids to avoid dehydration is what is recommended. Don't eat things that can cause diarrhea but fluids is needed. You can't flush your system, your system maintains its own balance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No need: Unless you keep it for a while. ...Read more
Prune juice: Many commercially bottled juices have a lot of sugar, coloring, or additives in them. Please read the label and make sure you are drinking real prune juice. Please do not get dependent on it for bowel movements. Consult w/doctor if you have bowl movement issues. Please and good health. ...Read more
Prune Juice effects: Prune Juice helps with constipation. The recommended guideline of 120ml per day (4oz). Drinking plenty of water every day (1.5-2litres every day including fruit juice, fruit or herbal teas), high fiber diet and regular exercise are good for Bowel Health. Drinking more than 4 oz. /day may cause pain, cramping, gas and diarrhea. If you have thes symptoms, see Physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used to drink prune juice once a week but now it doesnt work on me anymore?even when i took 2 cups instead of 1..Will heating it do the trick?
Prune juice that: gets heated will denature or kill off the nutrition in the juice. If you are using it as a laxative, better to get a food allergy test. Great Plains lab in KS has a good one. Dietary changes can help w/the anxiety and IBS your report in your history also. Peace and good health. ...Read more
How long?: Prune juice is a New Orleans remedy, that also when I can't find a stomach doctor, to assist my patient. I always thought 6 to 8 oz, to be enough. The reason I am answering this question without knowing the answer is, Many a times I had to beg, with folded hands to my patients not to report me to Licensing Board because C got to D. In California, there are other exotic treatments. See your MD. ...Read more
Prune Juice: Can work to keep some regular, but rarely provides relief for no bm's in > 2 days. It also has quite a lot of sugar and carbs, so will not be the best answer for diabetics or those trying to lose weight. Weight is rarely related to regularity. Weight is more influenced by what you put in your mouth than what and how much comes out the other end. ...Read more
Yes: It depends a little on the specific med you are talking about. Generally, it is not a problem. ...Read more
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May or may not: Bad breath (halitosis) is usually a multifactorial occurrence. The most plausible cause is the luffy epithelial layer of the tongue, which can collect and hide millions of bacterias and chemicals, hence the bad taste or odor. Many foods and drinks can exacerbate such process. Other factors are accumulation of plaque & tartar build up between the teeth & restorations, cavities, & sinus drainage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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