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Taking laxative for constipation. Suffer from severe acidity and anemia. On medication for hypertension

my mother 8o year old is having sever constipation problem. daily she is taking laxative of bail product. By taking passes stool but thereafter she suffers from sever acidity & anemia. whole day she has to lie down on bed. & she does not feel like eating anything. She is also taking medications for high BP & heart problem ( namely indur) & acidity.
Now she has tired of taking laxatives. Kindly suggest something good for poor old lady as she is having two mentally retarded children adults 52 yrs old & 62 yers old & she has to look after them.
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
Welcome 2 HCM!!

at this age group constipation is the most common problem.
it may be due to decrease in mobility,decreased bowel movement,lower intake of food.

so, walk slowly,minimum for 10 mins

use green leafy vegetables,salads,fibrous food,fruit juices

avoid heavy fermented foods,avoid nonveg food.avoid banana

can try avipattikar churna 1tsf at night with water

it is safe and can for long term
this will help to reduce constipation and also acidity...

also soaked black currants at morning will help in both constipation and anemia

have your mother a very good health!!

Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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