How to get rid of constipation?

No other disease? Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe helpful meds too. Exercise also helps.

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How to get rid of constipation?

Not easy. Some common sense advice- try drinking lots of liquids daily at least 6- 8 glasses of water, add some prune juice, try some over the counter stool softeners/ laxatives as needed. If constipation gets worse, you may need to see a GI doc. I guess some people just don't have a fast gastro-intestinal motility than others. Make it a habit to poop daily. Otherwise, you will be full of s_ _ _ so they say. Read more...

Can someone tell me how to get rid of constipation/bloating?

Constipation. 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 with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. Read more...

How to get rid of constipation during pregnancy I suffer with IBS too?

Fiber. Fiber products like Metamucil or Fibercon are fine as is Miralax (polyethylene glycol). The other thing that is important is plenty of water. There is some evidence for the benefits of probiotics. Hope this helps. Read more...

How can I get rid of constipation?

See your doctor. Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. Read more...

How do you get rid of constipation?

constipation. 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. Read more...

How can I get rid of constipation without taking any medications?

Life style changes. Eat more fiber, fruits and vegetables. Drink plenty of water and exercise. Add to your diet prunes, pears, beans, whole-grains, broccoli, nuts. Read more...

How can I get rid of constipation without taking laxatives or any other medication?

Diet and exercise . Lots of fruits and vegetables, more plain water, and keep moving, if that doesn't help see your doctor for evaluation, best wishes. Read more...