Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
176 Doctors are Online

Can aristozyme help to treat chronic bowel problem ?

My father in law is 77 years old. He has a chronic bowel problem. He has loose stools for a day and then for 5-7 days he is fine feels very hungry and eats well. During this time he does complain at times of constipation .Then there is repeat of loose stools again for a day or two after which he is fine again and eats well. He also suffers from Parkinsons and takes 1 1/2 tabs of Syndopa 110 and 2 tabs of Pacitane a day. What will help...Aristozyme... or some kind of a diet or...??
Asked On : Mon, 25 Jul 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  519
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Welcome to Healthcare Magic
Parkinsonism is associated with constipation. The thing is if he does not pass stool for 2-3 days, bacterial fermentation occurs and it becomes loose stools and comes out. He needs to have a high fibre diet like fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables. Also he can have 2 tsp of Ispaghulla husk in a glass of warm water at bed-time to allow for stool to come next day. He needs to walk around and do exercise like brisk walking for 20-30 minutes a day if possible as this improves overall well being. He needs to consult his Neurologist if this bowel problem is recent as it could indicate drug dosing problem.
Answered: Mon, 25 Jul 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor