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Need expert advice on any natural remedies for constipation?

Need expert advice on any natural remedies for constipation?

Nutrition: 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 if possible. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. Prunes can help to get you going in the meantime. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What natural remedies for constipation in adults are there?

What natural remedies for constipation in adults are there?

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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Which natural remedies can cure constipation?

Which natural remedies can cure constipation?

Healthy Habits: Constipation should be treated intially by examining your daily habits. Most individuals will benefit from 1. Eating regular meals at the same time each day. 2. Drinking 8-10 glasses of water per day 3. Adding fiber (1 teaspoon or 3 pills) with each meal 4. Gentle daily exercise. 5. Limit alcohol, and caffeine. If symptoms persist after 2 weeks of this routine see your doctor. ...Read more

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Do you know which are the natural remedies against constipation?

Do you know which are the natural remedies against constipation?

Constipation: Magnesium is helpful for many cases of constipation. It can vary up to 8 fold how much magnesium a person needs. Fish oil can help, too, and I recommend between 3,000 mg and 4,000 mg per day for fish oil. Fiber is important, too. And don't forget sufficient hydration. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which are the natural remedies against constipation?

Any suggestions on which are the natural remedies against constipation?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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What natural remedies work well for chronic constipation?

What natural remedies work well for chronic constipation?

High fiber foods: People get confused about fiber, thinking they should just eat more fruit. Study which foods have it. Examples are: bran cereals-read the side of the box for # grams. Try to get 30 grams in a day if your type of constipation responds well to fiber--not all do, though. Tasteadventure.Com is a website that sells great high fiber dry soups you can take to work in a baggy and add water and microwave. ...Read more

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My son who is 3 has suffered with constipation for about 9 months now, what is the best natural treatment you can suggest?

My son who is 3 has suffered with constipation for about 9 months now, what is the best natural treatment you can suggest?

Chronic constipation: Needs to be assessed by a pediatrician or pediatric gastroenterologist, with a plain x-ray of his abdomen. If he's not "cleaned out" before giving bulk laxatives/prune juice, he'll cramp worse. Stool softeners must be given for 6 months or > after clean-out to prevent stool with-holding, encopresis, & long-term health problems. Reduce intake of milk & milk products to 16-21 ounces/day. ...Read more

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What is the most effective natural remedy for constipation? I have changed climat for 1 month already and still I am terribly constipated since then

What is the most effective natural remedy for constipation? I have changed climat for 1 month already and still I am terribly constipated since then

Fiber: Eating foods high in fiber can help resolve constipation. Green leafy vegetables, beans, and berries are all very high in fiber. If that doesn't work, you can try magnesium citrate, which can help stimulate bowel movements. If you develop severe pain or blood in your stool, call your doctor. Hope this helps! ...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

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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