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Constipation

Postby jaslcare » Thu, 16 Oct 2008 11:37 pm

Anyone got serious constipation? Looking for help?

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Postby lainy » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 4:14 pm

hi.
if you just go to the good pharmacists they should be able to recommend you something good. however- if you happen to be pregnant I would advice you to be careful with using any laxatives and just to stick to a natural remedy -such as fruit juces such (plum juice!) and increase the levels of fiber in your food.

Hope this helps
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Postby taxico » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 6:28 pm

maybe she's hawking home enema kits... or just have a lot of coffee beans to give away.

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Postby QRM » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 6:38 pm

Wife had it bad during pregnancy and the best solution was to drink lots of water 2 of those big bottles of Evian a day, solved it with no side effects.

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Postby naveen » Sat, 18 Oct 2008 12:45 am

drinks a full glass of water first thing when yiu get up in the morning...it helps increase metabolism by 20%...and also try and eat a lot of prunes...hope this helps..

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Postby kristyna » Sat, 18 Oct 2008 7:51 am

Yes, water and fresh or canned fruit on empty stomach is the best solution. And eating dairy products and high fibre diet (fruit, cereals, wholemeal bread) regularly as a prevention.
Good luck :wink:

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Postby nit » Tue, 21 Oct 2008 7:26 am

Try Cider Vinegar with honey.

Mix 2 spoons of cider vinegar and 1 teaspoon of honey in a glass of cold water. Drink twice a day - morning before breakfast and afternoon. Drink it after food if you feel uncomfortable to drink it with empty stomach.

Good luck. :)

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Postby taxico » Wed, 22 Oct 2008 10:40 am

nit wrote:Try Cider Vinegar with honey.

Mix 2 spoons of cider vinegar and 1 teaspoon of honey in a glass of cold water. Drink twice a day - morning before breakfast and afternoon. Drink it after food if you feel uncomfortable to drink it with empty stomach.

Good luck. :)


hey, you remind me of someone.

there's a forum member here who is really into vinegar!

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Postby nit » Wed, 22 Oct 2008 12:37 pm

taxico wrote:
nit wrote:Try Cider Vinegar with honey.

Mix 2 spoons of cider vinegar and 1 teaspoon of honey in a glass of cold water. Drink twice a day - morning before breakfast and afternoon. Drink it after food if you feel uncomfortable to drink it with empty stomach.

Good luck. :)


hey, you remind me of someone.

there's a forum member here who is really into vinegar!


Really? I just found cider vinegar is a cheap and good stuff for our body. :wink:

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Postby alexhay » Sat, 25 Oct 2008 3:21 pm

i had serious constipation until i tried aloe vera gel.

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Postby icy » Sat, 25 Oct 2008 4:45 pm

I have a bit of gastric prob...can i take apple cider vinegar also??

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Postby ksl » Thu, 30 Oct 2008 9:38 am

icy wrote:I have a bit of gastric prob...can i take apple cider vinegar also??
Apple cider vinegar is not too nice on the taste buds, although you can drink the drinking vinegars you find in NTUC. when diluted at 5 to 1 it will benefit gastric problems caused by diet, by that, i mean the over production caused by fried foods. drinking health vinegars have an alkaline effect on pH 2 stomach acid, and will raise the pH value.

Although gastric problems may also be caused by other problems, rather than diet, if this is suspect, then you need to seek medical advice from your GP for the cause of the problem. Although drinking vinegar with meals will help your digestive system so try it and see how you feel.

For constipation, drink the orange or aloe vera vinegar.

It is very important to drink lots of water also, because the colon actually absorbs water from the stool, which causes constipation, so regular water drinking is normally required to alleviate constipation.

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Postby borneng » Thu, 30 Oct 2008 1:38 pm

Try eat dry plums or raisins and wash it down with apple juice.

If all fails then go to pharmacy and ask for Mucilin. Don't worry, it's just a dietary fibre . My doctor describe it as an equivalent of lots and lots of vegetables without the difficulty of eating them. He was under the assumption that I have problem eating vegetables which I'm not (I love vegetables) I just have problems digesting food other than fruits and vegetables. But Mucilin does works.

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Postby ugene » Mon, 08 Dec 2008 7:47 pm

Hi

May i know which pharmacy in Singapore stocks Mucilin?

I've been looking for it to no avail...:(


borneng wrote:Try eat dry plums or raisins and wash it down with apple juice.

If all fails then go to pharmacy and ask for Mucilin. Don't worry, it's just a dietary fibre . My doctor describe it as an equivalent of lots and lots of vegetables without the difficulty of eating them. He was under the assumption that I have problem eating vegetables which I'm not (I love vegetables) I just have problems digesting food other than fruits and vegetables. But Mucilin does works.

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Postby shinebright7 » Mon, 29 Dec 2008 11:42 pm

Hi, try Fibrogel, which is available in most Singapore pharmacies and maybe in Watsons. However, it maintains a good bowel system, rather than acts as a laxative. So one has to take it regularly.

Try drinking lots of water during the day too.


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