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Can cranberries help with constipation?

Can cranberries help with constipation?

Constipation: Cranberries would give fiber, which usually helps with constipation as long as there is adequate hydration. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Is cranberry juice good for constipation?

Is cranberry juice good for constipation?

A little: Cranberry juice has sugar, which can help a little the way any juice can. Plus staying well hydrated is important. In regards to it's laxative power, not really. Cranberries themselves offer fiber the same way other berries do, and that is substantiative. However, juices have little fiber and aid little as a laxative. ...Read more

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Extreme nausea and constipation from cranberry overdose. How to get over this?

Extreme nausea and constipation from cranberry overdose. How to get over this?

Check out this link.: Hope u feel better! Http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/constipation/a/constipation. Htm. ...Read more

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Can coconut oil, cranberry grape juice help relieve constipation?

Can coconut oil, cranberry grape juice help relieve constipation?

Not ideal: More fibre in the diet plus regular exercise would be the answer. However if you consume enough oil of any kind, you will likely end up with diarrhea. Cranberry grape juice will add a lot of sugar to your diet without helping your bowel. ...Read more

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I haven't been able to poop for 9 days now. I've drank coffee, tea, eaten bananas, cranberries and even taken 3 constipation pills. Is this serious?

I haven't been able to poop for 9 days now. I've drank coffee, tea, eaten bananas, cranberries and even taken 3 constipation pills. Is this serious?

Obstipation: I recommend that you be examined if this is an unusual bowel problem for you. Concerning symptoms would be abdominal cramping and dissension, vomiting and complete absence of any stool for all those days. After your physician or a gastroenterologist rules out any intestinal obstruction, you may be prescribed a laxative and/ or rectal suppository or enema. ...Read more

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My 18 month daughter has been constipated for a day and a half, and vomitted up part of her lunch today, I've given apple and cranberry juice no help?

My 18 month daughter has been constipated for a day and a half, and vomitted up part of her lunch today, I've given apple and cranberry juice no help?

Call pediatrician: This really needs to be addressed by the pediatrician with a physical examination to determine the full extent of what is going on. I wouldn't even give advice over this forum as I have not examined your daughter...Which is the most important thing that needs to happen here. ...Read more

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I'm constipated how do I get rid of it asap. I tried drinking cranberry juice and eating oranges?

I'm constipated how do I get rid of it asap. I tried drinking cranberry juice and eating oranges?

Constipation: Drinking plenty of water should help in addition to fruits and vegetables. Cereals like fiber one has plenty of fiber and will help with constipation. Also a product called (one of many) metamucil will help with those symptoms. ...Read more

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I am experiencing difficult stools and constipation.

Constipation remedy: There is no one size fits all constipation remedy, but pts your age usually have constipation due to lack of fiber in the diet, low water intake, excess meats, or drugs that slow gut movement (pain killers). Try drinking more water, eating fiber (fruits, veggies, oatmeal), taking metamucil, or cutting down on meats or pain meds. ...Read more

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I am experiencing feeling of unfinished defecation, obstipation, rectal lump and mucus in stool. The following also describe me: Constipation and Difficult stools. What should I do?

I am experiencing feeling of unfinished defecation, obstipation, rectal lump and mucus in stool. The following also describe me: Constipation and Difficult stools. What should I do?

See: A GI specialist. Try high fiber soft diet, drink plenty of fluids and increase activity level. Your GI May place you on stool softener, laxatives and or suppository or rectal manual stool evacuation if indicated ...Read more

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I have M.S and get constipation a lot. Can it trigger me sometimes to faint?

I have M.S and get constipation a lot. Can it trigger me sometimes to faint?

Concur w/Dr. Raboubi: I would like to add a detail that may be important to this question. I agree with Dr. Raboubi that constipation in and of itself should not cause fainting spells but the straining on the toilet that a patient is inclined to do very well could cause such problems and even worse so be aware of this...and that would even be in a patient without M.S. Talk to your doctor on ways to avoid straining. ...Read more

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What s the solution for the constipation during pregnancy thanks?

What s the solution for the constipation during pregnancy thanks?

Drink: More fluids and tolerate the frequent urination, avoid caffeine and alcohol and exercise regularly within the limits set by your ob. ...Read more

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Does hot water n honey help for constipation?

Does hot water n honey help for constipation?

Hot water with honey: Drinking hot water with honey in the morning should help. Taking senna everyday is not a good idea, but once in a while is okay for constipation. For chronic constipation, drink lot of water/fluid, increase quantity of fibers in your meals, avoid fried foods, exercise regularly (daily walk for 30 to 40 minutes), chew food well before swallowing, increase vegetables/ fruits, and eat small quantity ...Read more

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Constipation for 7 days. Took laxatives for 6 days n nothing?

Constipation for 7 days. Took laxatives for 6 days n nothing?

See: Your doctor. Taking laxatives with no results could be a problem. Worry about an obstruction. See your doctor to get on a proper schedule ...Read more

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Is it good to use aristozyme and lacsyp syrup, s for constipation? Will these have any side effects?

Is it good to use aristozyme and lacsyp syrup, s for constipation? Will these have any side effects?

Constipation: Best safe treatments for constipation include increasing fluids and fiber in the diet. Lentils, beans, pulses, all are good sources of soluble fiber. ...Read more

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Is it good to use aristozyme and lacsyp syrup, s for constipation? Will these have any side effects?

Is it good to use aristozyme and lacsyp syrup, s for constipation? Will these have any side effects?

Laxatives: Lacsyp is a laxative like lactulose, aristozyme is a digestive enzyme not a laxative. Occasional laxative use may be OK, but it's far better to increase natural fiber in your diet or add soluble fiber to maintain normal and regular bowel movements. ...Read more

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Hi. My 2 years daughter suffers from constipation, someties she‘s bleeding and it‘s hurts her. What should I do for her. Thanx.

Hi. My 2 years daughter suffers from constipation, someties she‘s bleeding and it‘s hurts her. What should I do for her. Thanx.

Make stools softer: Try to work on her diet if that is the issue. If she drinks a lot of milk try to taper to 16 oz. If she only eats a lot of carbohydrates try to have her eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Generally pears, plum, peaches, dark greens help make stools softer. Make sure she drinks a lot of fluids. ...Read more

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Get nauseous every time I eat just the past few days n unusually tired also wake up achey every morning. Constipation every other day. What is this?

Not sure: These are vague symptoms and it is not possible to know what is casuing them without the benefit of a complete evaluation and an exam. Check with your physician and consider short term use of a laxative until then. ...Read more

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I am on namenda (memantine) for my alzheimer’s ani causes huge constipation. Any suggestions?

I am on namenda (memantine) for my alzheimer’s ani causes huge constipation. Any suggestions?

Not uncommon: Increase fiber in your diet, and drink more water, as this may assist. A stool softener may also be an answer. But if all else fails, could stop and switch to a cholinesterase inhibitor, such as Aricept or Exelon (rivastigmine). ...Read more

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Does ensure cause constipation?

Does ensure cause constipation?

Constipation: If you have an inadequate water/ fluid intake when using ensure plus, constipation is possible. On the other hand, diarrhea can also occur with ensure plus. ...Read more

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Home remedies for constipation?

Home remedies for constipation?

Fiber, herbs&exercise: Even here in america I've found no better remedy than the classic ayurvedic tonic triphala. A diet rich in fiber from fruits & vegetables is important. Fiber supplements like psyllium can help. Exercise helps. Constipation can be caused by low thyroid. Imbalances of GI flora & magnesium deficiency. Acupressure can provide acute relief- see http://www. Herbalshop. Com/acupressure/acupressure_16.Html. ...Read more

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What can help with constipation?

What can help with constipation?

Fiber is good but: If you are not drinking enough fluid it can lead to constipation. Remember caffeine and alcohol dehydrate and lead to constipation. Generally I recommend 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids every day. It will take 10-14 days of this regimen to see improvement. If not better need to have a GI workup for other causes of constipation. ...Read more

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What can I do about constipation?

What can I do about constipation?

Low fiber: And not enough fluids especially if much of your fluid intake is caffeine and or alcohol both of which dehydrate and constipate. Excess foods with calcium or iron such as cheeses and dairy products can constipate. Even if you ate the right foods but didn't drink the correct amount and types of fluids you could get constipated. Fluids are critical! Stop the caffeine! ...Read more

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Do medications cause constipation?

Do medications cause constipation?

Some do, many don't: Lots of meds can cause constipation. Narcotics routinely do, iron and calcium supplements can; calcium channel blockers (bp/cardiac meds) can; Parkinson's meds, antidepressants (tricyclic more than ssri), sucralfate (ulcer drug), Cholestyramine (cholesterol med), many other prescription and otc drugs.
Check with md if new symptom, med change, worsening, pain, bleed.
Diet, hormones can play a role. ...Read more

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How do you deal with constipation?

How do you deal with constipation?

Many options!: Drink much more water, try stool softeners like Ducolax or Sennokot-S once or twice daily, increase fiber in your diet or add fiber supplement, prunes or prune juice, increase exercise. If none of these work, try an osmotic laxitive like Miralax (polyethylene glycol) powder once or twice a day, or bottle of magnesium citrate, any of which you can get at the drug store. If still having trouble try a saline enema and see your doc ...Read more

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How can you cure bad constipation?

How can you cure bad constipation?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop constipation?

Exercise role: In addition to more fiber in the diet or as a supplement and increased fluid intake, there is a need for increased exercise. Perhaps you have heard people refer to their 'morning constitutional walk'? They are referring to the fact that if they walk for 20 minutes in the morning after breakfast, that is common to have the bowels move appropriately. Good health! ...Read more

Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

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