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Lifestyle / dietary changes and home remedies (22) Tried it?How effective?
Increase natural fiber intake Y | N Rating Saved
Salads and raw veggies Y | N Rating Saved
Prunes Y | N Rating Saved
Prune juice Y | N Rating Saved
Headstands Y | N Rating Saved
Yoga (lie flat on stomach, face down) Y | N Rating Saved
Yoga (stretching and squeezing positions) Y | N Rating Saved
Hot/warm bath Y | N Rating Saved
Drink more water Y | N Rating Saved
Eat less junk food Y | N Rating Saved
Exercise Y | N Rating Saved
Apply heating pad to abdomen Y | N Rating Saved
Senna Tea Y | N Rating Saved
SCD Y | N Rating Saved
Drink warm water Y | N Rating Saved
Vaginal Splinting (for women) Y | N Rating Saved
Forcing regular defecation (not postponing...) Y | N Rating Saved
Low Fodmap Diet Y | N Rating Saved
Eliminate gluten Y | N Rating Saved
Flax seeds Y | N Rating Saved
Chia seeds Y | N Rating Saved
Cooked green vegetables Y | N Rating Saved
Over-the-counter medications and supplements (13) Tried it?How effective?
Exlax Y | N Rating Saved
Milk of Magnesia Y | N Rating Saved
Enema Y | N Rating Saved
Metamucil Y | N Rating Saved
Psyllium (natural fiber) Y | N Rating Saved
Miralax Y | N Rating Saved
Align probiotic Y | N Rating Saved
Probiotic Y | N Rating Saved
Benefiber Y | N Rating Saved
Aloe Y | N Rating Saved
Docusate Sodium Y | N Rating Saved
Vitamin C Y | N Rating Saved
Colace Y | N Rating Saved
Prescription drugs (7) Tried it?How effective?
Citrucel Y | N Rating Saved
SSRIs Y | N Rating Saved
Amitiza Y | N Rating Saved
Resolor/Prucalopride Y | N Rating Saved
Forlax Y | N Rating Saved
Xenical Y | N Rating Saved
Laxadin Y | N Rating Saved
Alternative / other treatments (4) Tried it?How effective?
Massage intestines Y | N Rating Saved
Ileocecal Valve Adjustment Y | N Rating Saved
Magnesium Y | N Rating Saved
Colon Hydrotherapy Y | N Rating Saved

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