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How can I cure severe constipation ?

severe constipation for last 2 months, in spite of taking naturolax - Issapgol husk powder and smuth capsules everyday. age 62 yrs, male, otherwise normal health, no diabetics or hypertension , digestion is good, no gastritis or pain in abdomen. only problem is hard stools and this problem was never there in the history
Asked On : Tue, 5 Apr 2011
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Dietitian & Nutritionist 's  Response

looking at your age, constipation is a common problem in geriatric people cz of reduced muscle tonicity. Isapgol is fiber supplementation.

My advice will be have min. 2 bowls of green raw-salad / leafy veg everyday. Drink min 2-3 lit of water supplemented with may be 25min. walk . continue Naturolax granules with water.

Do inform me results , if not working we can make further changes.
Answered: Sun, 10 Apr 2011
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Hi dear
Welcome to HealthcareMagic.
I advise you get checked for thyroid profile.Hypothyroidism can cause chronic constipation.Do you have bllod in stools? I would also advise you to visit Gastroenterologist as early as possible and get a complete check up done.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 5 Apr 2011
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