Constipation (Adults)

Question:

What home remedies have you found helpful in relieving constipation? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Mincht, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: June 10

At breakfast, eat 10 prunes (about 100 gm) to fix constipation. Very dry prunes can be softened in boiling water before eating.

Comment from: Mark, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: November 13

I don't have much will power and indulge in a pretty lousy diet (too much sugar, especially in liquids) and have constipation. However, it is a lot less of a problem now I take three or four prunes in a little water, first thing in the morning. The age-old recipe for the old age. But it works. Laxatives OTC were useless.

Comment from: Sisay, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: September 15

I am constipated now, I also have anal itching and fissure. When I visited my doctor they advised me to take food with fiber, but I have no relief.

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