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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


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What is the best cure for constipation?

What is the best cure for constipation?

Fiber fluid excersis: I always tell my patients to start with the simple things of getting enough fiber (25gm/day, ), fluid (50oz/day) and exercise if persist add miralax (polyethylene glycol). Depending a the situation further work up is at times needed. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for constipation of my 5 yr old with hives

What is the best cure for constipation of my 5 yr old with hives

Not related: Hives and constipation exist independent of one another. Constipation isusually either too much constipating food, not enough fiber, or not enough water. Fiber supplements help, as does cutting down on dairy and drinking more water. Hives are an allergic problem. First treat with benadryl, (diphenhydramine) then find and remove the cause of the hives. If all this fails, see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure constipation and how long does that take? Heard oil is unpredictable

What is the best way to cure constipation and how long does that take? Heard oil is unpredictable

Good bowel habits: Modify your diet, drink plenty of water, may have to use laxatives to help you going. See doctor asap if with rectal bleeding to rule out colon cancer. ...Read more

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How to know what is best way to cure constipation and how long does it take?

How to know what is best way to cure constipation and how long does it take?

Fiber, water, fiber: The vast majority of constipation comes form inadequate fiber intake. In 3rd world countries with high fiber intakes, constipation related diseases like hemorrhoids, prolapse, diverticulosis and even colon cancers are at a much lower rate than in "big mac" cultures like ours. Fiber should be started slowly and advanced to a diff level for everyone, water has to come with it or you will mix cement. ...Read more

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What are the best foods for constipation?

What are the best foods for constipation?

Constipation : High fibre diet and drinking lots of fluids is the key to avoid constipation. Green leafy vegetables, fruits , beans , whole meal cereals and bread are rich source of fibre . Avoid processed foods . https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/constipation/Pages/eating-diet-nutrition.aspx ...Read more

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Which foods are the best for constipation?

Which foods are the best for constipation?

Fruits & veggies.: It is currently recommended that we have 5 servings of veggies adn 4 of fruit per day. Look for high fiber & hydrate well wtih water. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve constipation?

Careful: With taking excess fiber, as too much fiber along with inadequate fluids can make the constipation worse. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and a liquid diet only until passing stool is best. Then avoiding recurrent constipation requires 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily with no more than 25 grams of fiber daily. If keeps recurring, you may need a colonoscopy if you haven't had one recently. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to address constipation?

What are the best ways to address constipation?

Diet high: In fiber and at least 80-100 ounces of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid every day, more if you exercise or travel a lot by plane or take meds that tend to contribute to constipation. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take care of constipation?

What is the best way to take care of constipation?

Fix underlying cause: Can be as simple as low water and roughage intake, or more complex like food allergies undiagnosed or overgrowth of candida or abn bacteria. Go to a4m.Com and use physician locator to find a local functional medicine doctor to help you diagnose and fix the underlying problem(s). In the mean time add a multi strain probiotic like florajen 3 and magnesium oxide to get things moving. ...Read more