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Is there a good home remedy for constipation?

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Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Home remedies include regular exercise, naturel fiber found in fruit, veggies and grains, prunes and hydration.
However, if one has used laxatives regularly, these remedies may no longer be effective, as the bowel gets used to needing laxatives to work properly . If this is the case, talk to your doctor about retraining your bowel.

In brief: Depends

Home remedies include regular exercise, naturel fiber found in fruit, veggies and grains, prunes and hydration.
However, if one has used laxatives regularly, these remedies may no longer be effective, as the bowel gets used to needing laxatives to work properly . If this is the case, talk to your doctor about retraining your bowel.
Dr. Theresa Redling
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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Also consider using natural psyllium and HyFiber (R)
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are many home remedies: increase fiber with prunes.
Senna tea, senna in cereals, raisings, orange juice, papaya juice, avocado, banana. Increase fluid intake..Water. Increase exercise...Walk more. Avoid constipating foods: canned food, avoid calcium in dairy or pills, avoid iron pills, avoid apple or rice. Eat fruit with the skin, eat potatoes with the skin.

In brief: Yes

There are many home remedies: increase fiber with prunes.
Senna tea, senna in cereals, raisings, orange juice, papaya juice, avocado, banana. Increase fluid intake..Water. Increase exercise...Walk more. Avoid constipating foods: canned food, avoid calcium in dairy or pills, avoid iron pills, avoid apple or rice. Eat fruit with the skin, eat potatoes with the skin.
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