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How can one with chronic IBS get over constipation and postpartum fat ?

Hello I have IBS for 9 years and my doctor has recommended Duphalac, at the beginning helped me but my body has no reaction with the. I suffer from constipation and I need something to help me. During my pregnancy stop taking Duphalac because I read that could be dangerous, even my doctor I support that. Now my baby is 5 months, I have extra weight , try not to eat too much, because my stomach feels heavy after eating. My body does not react to losing weight. Can you help me to respond if Duphalac me fat? and I can take to my constipation problem? and because my body does not react to any attempt to eat light and lose weight? I appreciate very much your quick answer.. Ro
Asked On : Sun, 8 Apr 2012
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If duphalac is helping you you can continue with is a very good and safe laxative. It has no harmful effect on pregnancy. If you have still some questions please state your age, your marital status, yor body weight, your blood sugar profile.
Answered: Sun, 8 Apr 2012
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Hello u kunity
The chronic nature of IBS needs to be tackled with some medicines and some dietary changes. You will have to be very regular with diet only freshly cooked meals to be consumed at right time for meals. No fast foods and nothing stale or reheated thing is to be consumed. The constipation part can be checked with non irritant laxatives like isabgol [ psyllum husk ] at bed time.
some time abdominal worms are the irritating cause to trigger IBS , slight intestinal tenderness can be felt in left iliac fossa.
In herbal medicines we use viranga arisht as wormicide and punarnava arisht to get rid of and inflammatory lession and to regulate bowel movement and to stimulate liver to aid digestion.
A herbal combination of aesfoteda lemon and some digestive herbs available in tablet form under name of chitrak vati prevents gas formation and ensures proper digestion. Thereby eradicating causes of irritation of bowel.
Answered: Mon, 9 Apr 2012
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