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Is yogurt good for constipation?

Is yogurt good for constipation?

Only if it has live: Cultures. Buttermilk, kefir, greek or high probiotic yogurts can ^ growth of healthy gut bacteria and help to keep bowels regular. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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What is a good method to relief constipation.?

What is a good method to relief constipation.?

Plenty of fruits: Vegetables, high in fiber, plenty of fluids, good bowel habits, at least three times a day and stool softeners or laxatives if necessary. Also need to check if you have hypothyroidism, as this causes constipation too. Of course, see your doctor to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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What foods or drinks are good for constipation?

What foods or drinks are good for constipation?

Constipation: The best way to combat constipation 'naturally' is to increase your fluid intake and fiber consumption. For most people, if you do this long-term, you will no longer have constipation issues. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure constipation instantly?

What's a good way to cure constipation instantly?

Depends on cause: If simple.......Dulcolax/ glycerine suppositary/ fleet's enema will do. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure constipation naturally?

What's a good way to cure constipation naturally?

Lots of options: Fish oil, mineral oil, magnesium (if ok with your doctor), chia seeds, flax meal, psyllium

all of these are helpful. Experiment. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is good to eat for constipation?

Please tell me what is good to eat for 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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Can you tell me any good home remedies to relief constipation?

Constipation: 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. Prune juice is a great home remedy. ...Read more

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What is good for constipation. Try all kinds of things. Nothing works.

Evaluation needed...: Before you contemplate long term laxative dependency, seek medical evaluation--rule out metabolic causes of constipation (e.g. Low thyroid or adrenal conditions), distinguish slow versus normal transit constipation, consider a primary rectal dysfunction that may be treatable with biofeedback, check for structural pathology or extrinsic impingement, or intermittent ileus (e.g. Pseudo-obstruction). ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good what are good home remediesfor constipation?

Diet changes: Try to increase the water and fiber in your diet. You can easily do that by increasing your intake of fruits and vegetables every day. Avoid things that are dehydrating, like soda or alcohol. If all else fails try a mild stool softener like metamucil, fibercon, or even prunes. ...Read more

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What medication is good for a child 10 years and up, to use for constipation?

What medication is good for a child 10 years and up, to use for constipation?

Constipation: If increasing fibe and water intake r in the diet is not helpful, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) is a stool softener (not a laxative despite it's name) that is very helpful. I would start with 1/2 capful mixed in water or juice/day and increase the dose gradually every 3-4 days until a moderately soft stool every day or two is achieved. ...Read more

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Ate too many tortilla chips and have constipation. What's a good OTC med for this?

Ate too many tortilla chips and have constipation. What's a good OTC med for this?

OTC Laxative: Milk of Magnesia-one tablesppoon daily until things moving again. ...Read more

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What are some good foods or medications to help constipation or to help not get constipated?

What are some good foods or medications to help constipation or to help not get constipated?

Fruit, Veg, MiraLax (polyethylene glycol): High fiber fruit and vegetables are good to avoid constipation, prunes, prune juice, figs and syrup of figs are best natural laxatives or preventatives. Firm bananas, milk and cheese can constipate. Good "natural type" mediacations are MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or benefiber. Colace + pericolace are safe + effective to prevent + treat. Senakot, exlax and Dulcolax are much stronger + very effective when constipated. ...Read more

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Is walnuts good for constipation?

No: It is normal food but constipation is a reflection of diet as a whole. My constant answer is god made food only. ...Read more

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Wine good for constipation?

Would encourage: You to eat whole fruits and vegetables for the fiber rather than wine. ...Read more

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Are granola bars good for constipation?

NO: Of course not! The "quick fix" dominates the questions on this forum. A proper diet is the way to answer 90% of these questions. ...Read more

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Is pomegranate good for constipation or not?

Is pomegranate good for constipation or not?

Pomegrant: Avils are high in fiber. If taken with sufficient water/ liquids it may be helpful. ...Read more

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What are some good food habits to avoid constipation?

Hydrate: Drink plenty of water and fluids, at least one ounce per pound of body weight per day. Eat fresh fruits and vegetables. Eat constipating foods such as dairy, cheese, etc in moderation. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good natural constipation remedy?

Can you recommend a good natural constipation remedy?

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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Can you tell me are bran flakes good for constipation?

Can you tell me are bran flakes good for constipation?

Unprocessed whole: Foods exactly as they grow up out of the ground (almost exclusively) is the real answer. If you have constiation, almist certainly there is too much animal and refined foods in your diet. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more

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What's a good, tasty diet for constipation for a child?

What's a good, tasty diet for constipation for a child?

Fruits and veggie...: You do not state the age of the child, but generally speaking, increase water intake, poor water intake is a common cause of constipation, make sure you limit milk to 2 to 3 cups a day if over 2 years old, avoid processed foods, add oatmeal mixed with fruit. Some veggies and fruits constipate, banana, apple, carrots. Rice. Easy way to remember is any fruit that starts with "p" makes you go. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent constipation [non diet ways]?

Are there any good ways to prevent constipation [non diet ways]?

Drink: 80-100 oz of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily. Add 20 oz extra per 30 minutes of strenous exercise or activity. Compensate with extra fluid oif you are on medications that are known to contribute to constipation, such as narcotics, antihistamines, cholesterol meds, BP meds and diuretics as well as antidepressants and antipsychotics. ...Read more

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Do you know any good remedies for constipation in a two year old child?

Do you know any good remedies for constipation in a two year old child?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is an excellent and safe treatment for children. 1/2 cap full of the powder added to water or juice every day will get his/her bowels back on track. He or she should have one soft bm daily. Soft like oatmeal is preferable to formed stool. ...Read more

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I have what I'm told is chronic constipation. What are good ways to treat this?

I have what I'm told is chronic constipation. What are good ways to treat this?

See a GI: Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated so increase water, juice etc. See a GI specialist to rule out another cause of your problem. Supplements can then be added until you have regular bms. Very rarely you may need surgery. ...Read more

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Is taking constipation pills every day to lose weight bad? Why is it or why is it not? (a friend did and lost 25 lbs & is in good health)

Is taking constipation pills every day to lose weight bad? Why is it or why is it not? (a friend did and lost 25 lbs & is in good health)

No!: Do not do that. It is dangerous. First, the only weight you will lose is stool and water weight - not fat. Second, you will lose lots of electrolytes and nutrients as well as good gut bacteria. This all can lead to heart, nerve, and brain problems as well as kidney damage. That is not the way to lose weight. ...Read more

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Are peanuts good for constipation?

Are peanuts good for constipation?

Constipation: Constipation can be helped by various maneuvers including high fiber diet. Any food that contains high fiber would be a good choice. Http://www. Laendo. Net/english/constipation-89998601. ...Read more

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more