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Constipation (5,765 members)

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52 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Enema
(79)
Exlax
(52)
Colon Hydrotherapy
(9)
Magnesium
(88)
Senna Tea
(34)
Senekot s
(8)
Low Fodmap Diet
(6)
Forlax
(3)
Milk of Magnesia
(63)
Yoga (stretching and squeezing positions)
(77)
Magnesium Citrate
(4)
Eliminate gluten
(21)
Xenical
(2)
Ileocecal Valve Adjustment
(5)
Exercise
(182)
SCD
(6)
Eat less junk food
(145)
Massage intestines
(105)
Docusate Sodium
(27)
Laxadin
(1)
RX for SIBO
(1)
Masturbation
(1)
Drink more water
(227)
Coffee
(5)
Prune juice
(76)
Yoga (lie flat on stomach, face down)
(48)
Paleo Diet
(6)
Headstands
(11)
Drink warm water
(36)
Apply heating pad to abdomen
(56)
Probiotic
(101)
Miralax
(75)
Prunes
(145)
Increase natural fiber intake
(257)
Vitamin C
(47)
Hot/warm bath
(97)
Flax seeds
(16)
Salads and raw veggies
(223)
Cooked green vegetables
(31)
Chia seeds
(12)
Colace
(27)
SSRIs
(30)
Aloe
(30)
Align probiotic
(41)
Resolor/Prucalopride
(2)
Benefiber
(35)
Forcing regular defecation (not postponing...)
(28)
Citrucel
(20)
Vaginal Splinting (for women)
(1)
Psyllium (natural fiber)
(125)
Amitiza
(8)
Metamucil
(91)

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