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Metamucil Fiber Therapy

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Can anyone tell me if metamucil works for them?I saw my doctor and he said to try it! Because no matter how healthy i am eating and drinking more than enough water I cant go and gosh i am Cranky!

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  • Yes, it works as does te psyllum husk, you really got to flood your body with water. I make green smoothies with lots of spinach and that works so well!! - by SWEETLIPS
  • I take fibogel which I think is the same after lunch and dinner and have a spoonful of ground flax with my breakfast. That works for me and I am hypothyroid! - by FUTUREHOPE49
  • My husband uses Metamucil and it works great for him. I put flaxseed in my cereal every morning and it works for me. I like being able to have the extra omega 3 fatty acids that I get with the flaxseed. Good luck. emoticon - by PEEPOCHECK
  • The active ingredient is psyllium husk. I just buy the powdered husk from the bulk bin at my local grocery & add 1 tablespoon to my morning smoothie (much cheaper than buying the fancy brands). Here you can find info & the various names this is marketed under:
    http://www.ncbi.nl
    m.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/P
    MH0000092/
    - by STUFFNEARTABOR
  • Yes, it works. If you have Irritable bowel syndrome, it can make you gassy. Take Beano along with the metamucil. I mix it in with a smoothie, and like others here, I eat a fiber bar - Kashi has some great products. - by CHARLOTTE1947
  • It works;and add flaxseed and stewed prunes to the mix. Hopefully it will work. Also try to have a quiet time and a regular time in going. emoticon - by LAINYC
  • Every morning I put 1 Tbsp of ground flax seed in my homemade protein smoothie and no problems with constipation.
    Before SP I was forever constipated, but now I do that and eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.
    Used Metamucil after 3 pregnancies and it worked then. emoticon - by CORPUSANNIE
  • It works!!! emoticon - by JANIEWWJD
  • I know a vegetarian who has issues and she said that she dips being too restrictive with the fat we need in the diet - by HUEY15
  • I exercise alot everyday and ive taken fiber caps i deciced to get the equate brand of metamucil it tastes great so thanks for the advice - by SUECHRIS50
  • I get the grit free & you cannot tell it is in the water. It does work..... - by GINGERTATE0706
  • it should help. I also like fiber one bars. They are a treat and they are very fiber full. two a day is all I ever need. Also, don'dt forget that exercise is good for that. - by SHERRYJVP
  • i like the fiber choice tabs - I take two at night, and in the morning (well, you know). emoticon - by 818VALERIE
  • YES IT WORKS FOR SURE BUT EAT IT THE SAME TIME EVERY DAY SO YOU CAN TIME YOUR MOVEMENTS! DRINK PLENTY OF WATER! - by INDEJAM09

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