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What Can I Eat Or Drink For Constipation
I have chronic constipation is there anything that I can take that will let me have a bm everyday. I already eat and drink healthy but I need somethin?
Many things: Stay hydrated, remain active. Consider adding a fiber supplement like psyllium or methylcellulose. Othewise you could try a surfactant like Colace(though this is a weak option). Minimize Percocet use. If all that doesn't help, you could consider adding a stimulant laxative like senna. The next step may be an osmotic laxative like Miralax. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I do go bathroom everyday but i have a strong lower andomen cramps it hurts more when i eat drink constipation? how to relieve this diszcomfort?
If constipation then: walking a mile or 2 (fast as possible), prunes, MOM, citrate of magnesia (in order of safety, & ?e efficacy good options), yet other possibilities. Study: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6656299, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6651123, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6642363, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6640719, anatomy & consider pelvic pain issues. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a constipation I eat wholegrain bread and drink water but that's didn't help what should I do?
I eat plenty of fiber- foods of vegetable, fruit, whole grains; Drink plenty of water, exercise regularly. Why do I still get regular constipation?
Bowel motility: dysfunction. You are definitely on the right track with all the things you are doing. But there are some people, in spite of that, whose bowels are just sluggish and the smooth muscle within the bowel wall does not work synchronously to move feces along. Medications have been developed to deal with this; a specialty gastroenterologist has the most experience. Ask for a referral:) ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I've been suffering from severe constipation i drink 1ltr water a day, eat oranges, brown bread with fibre and walk everyday more than 20minutes help?
I liter: Is inadequate fluid intake for a young person and with your exercising. Should be more like 2 1/2 to 3 liters per day and thats assuming you are not taking caffeine or alcohol. Excess fiber in relation to inadequate fluids leads to hard stools. Concentrate more on your fluid intake and be less aggressive with fiber intake. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Age 23,wt54.4kg ht 5'2 inches,eat veg and chicken,drink water alot.I sometimes have constipation with jelly like fluid secretion abit,what causes it?
Sometimes your: colon and intestine secrete some mucous. If this is too much this is not a desired condition. But mucousy stools are usually associated more with diarrhea then constipation. Are you getting enough fiber in your diet? Does anybody else in your family have colon problems? Have you taken a lot of antibiotics? These are some of the questions a doctor would ask to evaluate this for you. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have chronic constipation. I take metamucil, i exercise, drink lots of water.Only prune works, but i don't want to eat prunes for the rest of my life?
Eat your fiber: Lots of water and fiber are requirements for evryone. If you tend to be constipated then you need more fiber. You masy need to add more metamucil but must also add it to your diet. I also recommend an evaluation by your physician and you may need a colonoscopy or other colon screening as well. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What foods should someone not eat with ulcerative colitis and how many ounces water should drink a day to avoid constipation?
I eat lots of green veggies, fruit, chia seeds/flax i also exercise 5x a week, drink 4 glasses of water per day. 1/2 the time I have healthy poops and 1/2 the time I have pebbles + constipation. Why?
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