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The "C" word...


Saturday, December 28, 2013

CONSTIPATION.

(Shame on all you who thought I meant anything less appropriate...)

NOBODY wants to discuss the problem but constipation is evil.

I have increased fiber like crazy and followed tons of age inspired wisdom bestowed on me by my great grannie.... and I tend to still be tied in knots.

If this is TMI for you....well you found the wrong blog.... sorry!

I have got to do something though...it is uncomfortable and if I take a softner or laxative, it a guarantee I will be cramping for 24 hours and obtain maybe 1 movement....

what can I do... does anyone else deal with this? Makes me feel so.....ugh!!

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SLIMMERJESSE 1/4/2014 3:41PM

    I thought the c word was cancer. Relieved to read that it isn't. Prunes always worked when I was little. I don't have that problem, so no advice to offer.

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OHANAMAMA 1/4/2014 3:38PM

    coffee. :)

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F70176555 1/2/2014 10:23AM

    Do water enemas they work for me! I think I spelled that right. The drug store sells all types of them too.

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DIANE7786 12/28/2013 11:54PM

    Have you tried putting heat on your lower stomach to relax the muscles? You should see your doctor if you've had this problem for more than a week. Not to scare you, but I know two people who waited so long they needed surgery. One had a bowel obstruction and the other had a perforated intestine. They were not good experiences.

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MREBECCAV 12/28/2013 7:37PM

    Sheesh.... im usually once every 3 to 4 days... my son was on miralac daily from 6months old to almost 3 yrs... and it has been more of an issue since I had him... 5 years ago .... thanks for your input tho :)

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CHANGING-TURTLE 12/28/2013 5:07PM

    I was hospitalized for 3 days from having constipation, this is no laughing matter. They said I could rupture my intestine. I had been with out a movement for a week. This some thing you have to talk to a doctor about. They said I should not go more than three days without a movement. I am on a stool softer called Amitiza witch loosens me up a lot in one hour. I take it every other day as needed.

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