Get Your Constipation Score! Take the survey. See how you compare. Get new treatment ideas.

Already a member? Sign in


Browse conditions


Treatment Effectiveness Scale

major improvement
moderate improvement
no effect or uncertain
made it slightly worse
made it much worse

Constipation (4,412 members)

StatsSurveyDiscussInfographic

Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

46 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Enema
(64)
Eliminate gluten
(7)
Exlax
(46)
Flax seeds
(4)
Magnesium
(72)
Senna Tea
(23)
Chia seeds
(3)
Low Fodmap Diet
(2)
Colon Hydrotherapy
(5)
Prune juice
(68)
Docusate Sodium
(15)
Yoga (stretching and squeezing positions)
(60)
Xenical
(2)
Ileocecal Valve Adjustment
(5)
Massage intestines
(87)
Eat less junk food
(118)
Exercise
(145)
Headstands
(7)
SCD
(4)
Milk of Magnesia
(54)
Prunes
(122)
Forlax
(2)
Probiotic
(71)
Apply heating pad to abdomen
(45)
Cooked green vegetables
(7)
Drink more water
(179)
Yoga (lie flat on stomach, face down)
(40)
Aloe
(22)
Vitamin C
(28)
Colace
(16)
Align probiotic
(33)
Increase natural fiber intake
(212)
Miralax
(62)
Drink warm water
(21)
Salads and raw veggies
(181)
Amitiza
(6)
Resolor/Prucalopride
(2)
Hot/warm bath
(76)
SSRIs
(23)
Benefiber
(29)
Forcing regular defecation (not postponing...)
(17)
Citrucel
(20)
Laxadin
(1)
Vaginal Splinting (for women)
(1)
Psyllium (natural fiber)
(101)
Metamucil
(78)

Go to side effects stats » or Take the survey »