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Post by danialgoh » Sat, 03 Jan 2009 11:05 pm

Go to any sinseh shop. Sinseh shops are those Chinese Medicinal Shops. When you go in, ask for the "poh chai" pills. These pills will be able to relief you from constipation.

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I am also badly constipated due to PG, found something works

Post by standingfish » Tue, 06 Jan 2009 4:19 pm

I am now taking fiber supplement...
The one I am using is not cheap consider that I take 2 packs per day. It costs $14 per pack (30 sachets)
Reason why I am using it is because when I took the med from doctor, I can't stop the embarrassing you know what.

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Post by QRM » Tue, 06 Jan 2009 4:35 pm

For that kinda of money why don't you just buy and eat for lunch the correct natural foods that provides fibre? That stuff is still all processed junk.

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Post by standingfish » Wed, 07 Jan 2009 10:42 am

You can't believe how much veggi and fruits (including prune, papaya...) I am eating everyday and it ends up more expensive (considering that I am eating out monday to friday) and not really working and plus you are in danger of downing too much sugar. A big portion of fruit will definitely cost you more than 2 dollars per day. Anyway, of course considering the good value of nutrient in fruits and veggi I am still having good portion of them without doubt but just add in the fiber supplement.

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Post by BodyBlitz » Wed, 07 Jan 2009 2:04 pm

Fruits like strawberries/papaya has little frutose inside, as long as it doesn't taste sweet.

Fruits that you might want to take note is Mangoes/watermelon/apples/banana, these are high in frutose if you're concern.

Moreover Papaya is inexpensive - 1 whole fruit is about a dollar or so and you can have 4-5 big wedges from it.
Cut it up into a lunchbox and put it in the fridge and bring it to work the next day if cost is the concern - its not that hard to prepare nor is it time consuming.

Other natural fiber supplementation you can use is flax seeds and nuts - peanuts are legumes actually.

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Post by bory » Thu, 24 Sep 2009 3:17 pm

lentils are really good for constipation or even dried prunes. I suggest increasing fibre in your diet or maybe taking fibre supplements, should do the deed. Best advice is to not take laxatives for a prolonged period of time. Can cause some serious side effects eg. bowel malfunction, electrolyte imbalance and in severe cases people have died from it

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Re: Constipation

Post by dudecfs » Mon, 28 Sep 2009 11:15 am

For me, i've been using g3 the superfruit juice and also probio PCC...works well for me so far




jaslcare wrote:Anyone got serious constipation? Looking for help?

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Post by cherieang » Fri, 02 Oct 2009 10:36 am

You can try Quaker Oats. Bring instant Quaker Oats and have it for breakfast. Cheap and good.

Another method is to detox your body. It will clean up your body system.

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Post by taxico » Fri, 02 Oct 2009 12:13 pm

1 x handful of chewable vit C = no more constipation.
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Post by jimmylimks » Mon, 12 Oct 2009 3:59 pm

I take lots of fruits like papaya, crytal pear, apple, banana for breakfast everyday and do a simple tai-chi routine for an hour. It helps in the bowel movement. Hope this help.
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Post by Little M » Mon, 12 Oct 2009 4:05 pm

Drinking prune juice can help.

I was having this problem after delivery of my kiddo, n my gynae gave me this advice. And it works :D

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Post by vision.wellness » Tue, 13 Oct 2009 1:06 am

You may want to try colon hydrotherapy, a safe and effective method of removing waste from the large intestine. By introducing a small amount of water into the colon, the waste is softened and loosened, resulting in evacuation.

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 13 Oct 2009 8:47 am

Funny but true. A bunch of people at work decided to go to Kukup, Malaysia for a weekend getaway. We ended up gorging on lotsa food.

Malaysian: This is mung bean soup. It's rich in fiber.
Indonesian: Really? If I eat a lot of this, would this help me 'go' in the morning?
Malaysian: Huh?
Indonesian: Because ever since I arrived in Singapore I've been having some trouble in the morning.
Me: Really? Me too. I thought that was just me.
Indonesian: Because in my country, you eat the wrong food and you end up with diarrhea.
Me: Yeah, that's the trouble with third-world countries like ours.
Indonesian: Maybe because Singapore is too clean because it's a first world country?
Me: Nah. I've been to Japan and I never had that problem there.

So yeah, I guess we need help. :D

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Re: Constipation

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 13 Oct 2009 9:32 am

vision.wellness wrote:You may want to try colon hydrotherapy, a safe and effective method of removing waste from the large intestine. By introducing a small amount of water into the colon, the waste is softened and loosened, resulting in evacuation.

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Post by Sirano100 » Thu, 15 Oct 2009 12:27 pm

I heard a radio programme a few years back about how the papaya is such a great fruit. The African lady who was discussing it maintained that everything from a papaya tree is has its uses.. I was amazed, because she said the seeds are a great laxative. Well I began to eat some each day, they tasted pretty awful and didn’t seem to help me. Then it occurred to me that I shouldn’t be chewing them but instead to just swallow them whole. Voila an amazing remedy, which I have been enjoying ever since, along with lot’s of water.

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