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I am a 44 year old student in the LVN program wanting to do a presentation on preventing constipation after abdominal surgery.
I am a retired health care professional and have had constipation since childhood. Worked in GI healthcare for several years and this is the first article
Why is some ice cream not as bad as other's? I have stopped at DQ and not had a lot a trouble yet my wife will give me some Hudsonville ice cream and I
I have just been diagnosed with gastroparesis. One of the problems associated with this disease is constipation. Since I can't take magnesium (broke
I recently purchased a jar of prune jam and I enjoy the taste of this product, but does it provide equivalent benefits as the whole prune or juice?
I had surgery two months ago for a prolapsed uterus and bladder and rectocele prolapse as well. Before the surgery my big problem with my colon was frequent
Hi Anita. The damage is usually done to the colonic mucosa. The more the impaction stays, the more the get gets stretched out of proportions, leading sometimes
Myth: there is no proven link between stress and constipation. Fact: those two imbalances are closely intertwined. In this article, you will discover herbal solutions to deal with both.
Well i just wanna say that over 4 yrs ago i was diagnosed. With chronic constipation n i have been reading about this olive. Oil. Being proven to help
Do you have a protocol for those of us who have already had gall bladder surgery? I am gaining much help from your website. Thank you, Richard Stewar
I have been sick for many years and really didn't have a good diagnosis! The first diagnosis was lactose intolerance then IBS then IBS! After awhile
I am so happy to have found this website. I have been struggling with constipation since 2008 and have been searching for a lifestyle change, not medications
Hello, First of all, THANK YOU for this website! I am so incredibly happy to have found it. I've been dealing with mild to moderate constipation off and
I'm italian and use olive oil every day, even for cooking, four-five spoons a day and it's simply effectless on constipation simply because it's digested
I for one believe olive oil is a better remedy for constipation than mineral oil. I believe it can be used as an enema just like mineral oil.
I have been hospitalized 4 times in the past 3 years with obstipation/fecal impactions. One thing I have learned from my doctor is the need to stop using
My chronic constipation is caused by nerve and muscle damage from surgery. Water intake, diet, exercise, and internal trigger point therapy have, for
I do not have time now. I take care of my 86 year old mother and she is hollering for me to go help her with something. I am 53 and have a 16 year old
I will, but for now I just want to say thank you ........ for putting the time into such a wonderful site. I cannot imagine how much time & effort you
Thank you for your informative articles. Is Bancha tea included in the green tea category? Does it have the same benefits or is it different?
The information in this article was extremely helpful to me. I have always felt that bagels were constipating for me but couldn't figure out why, especially
I really appreciate your description of the science behind how prunes/prune juice effect the colon. I unfortunately have not had good results with them
At 70 years of age I have suffered a lifetime of intestinal disorders of one sort and another since childhood e.g. internal parasite infection, removal
This article is very informative. Thank you- My problem is constipation b/c of a sedentary life style somewhat, and certain drugs that cause constipation
My 57 year old brother suffered often from impactions and in the ER he had a CT scan and the narrative stated he had a severely impacted bowel- and nothing
I am 70 years diabetes ( type 2) I was suffering from acute constipation .I was diagnosed with IBS .My earlier period ,I was passing
Hi, I am a 32-year-old female from Greece. I had a long history of chronic and severe constipation, which (as years went by) couldn’t respond to any diet
Can clomid constipation happen in sensitive individuals undergoing infertility treatment? The answer is yes. Find out why in this article.
The best constipation remedy will provide a slight laxative effect while improving overall digestion. Here is one from India called Triphala.
Hi I am not a fast wrter or a very good one so i am going to keep it short. I am 42 have osteoporosis and I noticed that every time I start taking cslcuim
This is without doubt the best article I've ever read on bowel function and I've read my share and much more over the years. Doctors know nothing about
Your may remember talks about Karo syrup for constipation from your childhood. It sounds like a good old grandma’s remedy doesn’t it? But does it really work?
I am 61 years of age, female. ALL my life I have been constipated, I remember as a small child going to the doctors and being given a red drink full of
Hi! You didn't mention organic apple cider vinegar as a remedy. I have heard that taking it before a meal aids in digestion issues. If so, what is the
0.7mg/kg equates to say 0.5gm for an adult(71kg).A tablespoon of castor oil weighs about 14gm.The article you refer to did not refer to medicinal use of
I had 18 of my sigmoid colon removed years ago. I have since had IBS going from constipation to diarhera. Is there a relationship there?
Seriously this is one of the only remedies that work for me. I get serve rely constipated a good amount of times and this is what helps me be regular again!
I do get constipation but mainly it's as if I don't have the muscles/peristalsis to put out the waste, I am losing weight + feel constantly tired.
Hai I `m very much impressed with your site,thanks for helping people like me.I would love to have Salad the way you mentioned,but i`m on low pottassium
I saw that you can buy the root on the internet, seems to be a bit cheaper than the tincture. But not sure how to use it. Thanks !
I was advised by two doctors to eat more fiber. One said consume more metamucil. That didn't help much. The other said consume more natural fiber. As
OK, informative, but a bit depressing too. Sounds like everything could be a trigger. Am I supposed to stop everything that is tasty?
Thinking of fibers to cure your chronic constipation ? Think again. This article explains why they are counterproductive for gastrointestinal issues, constipation included.
This article provides a natural treatment a dreaded complication of chronic complication : piles, also called hemorrhoids.
Constipation during pregnancy is a very common problem, and the issue is, the list of remedies available is fairly limited due to the pregnancy.
A new study, published in "Nutritional Journal" (2012 Oct 4;11(1):80), takes a look at the efficacy of probiotics for constipation during pregnancy.
In this study, 20 pregnant women received during four weeks a daily dose of the following probiotic strains :
The frequency of defecation significantly increased from 3 per week at the beginning of the study to almost 7 per week at the end of the study (4 weeks later).
The sensation of obstruction and incomplete evacuation also significantly decreased.
This study is therefore very encouraging for pregnant women, because the intake of probiotics is considered safe and without potential side effects for the baby.
I tried dandelion greens in the past and the taste is a little - well - too bitter :) Any way I could replace dandelions with arugula and get the same
Hi, I have bought different oils in my health food store (sunflower and canola) - nowhere on your website you mention those. What is your take on the use
Menopause and constipation often go together, due to hormonal fluctuations in your body. Find out how to get relief through natural and nourishing ways.
Vitamin C is a simple yet effective remedy for constipation. Find out how to use it in this article.