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What are gentle remedies for constipation?

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Dr. John Lipman
Radiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Choices

There are number of things that can gently ease constipation.
Hydration (fluids) first. Next adding fiber to your diet. Certain foods can help (exs. Prune juice, black coffee, smooth moving teas, certain probiotics).There are stool softeneres which can help (colace) and there are also oral laxatives (ex. Milk of magnesia).

In brief: Choices

There are number of things that can gently ease constipation.
Hydration (fluids) first. Next adding fiber to your diet. Certain foods can help (exs. Prune juice, black coffee, smooth moving teas, certain probiotics).There are stool softeneres which can help (colace) and there are also oral laxatives (ex. Milk of magnesia).
Dr. John Lipman
Dr. John Lipman
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Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Grapes and carrots

Grapes and carrots in particular can gently ease constipation.
Get yourself into the habit of using fruits and veggies regularly- these are the natural ways to avoid constipation. And drink more water.

In brief: Grapes and carrots

Grapes and carrots in particular can gently ease constipation.
Get yourself into the habit of using fruits and veggies regularly- these are the natural ways to avoid constipation. And drink more water.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Dr. Jan Rakinic
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