How To Avoid Constipation

By | December 29, 2014

MANAGING CONSTIPATION What is Constipation? • Bowel movements occurring less often than what is the normal pattern Avoid bulk laxatives if not taking in enough fluids • Notify hospice/palliative care team if constipation continues .

Your health care provider prescribed a medicine for you that might cause constipation. Here are some things you should know when taking this medicine:

HOW TO AVOID CONSTIPATION WHILE TAKING NARCOTIC PAIN MEDICATION *All narcotic pain medications have the potential to cause constipation. An ounce of prevention

CONSTIPATION PREVENTION Many medications including opioid (narcotic) pain medication can cause constipation. If • Avoid large portions of foods such as: white pasta, pastries, cheeses and rice, which can increase constipation.

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Comb cat to avoid hair ball constipation. Give the cat hair ball treatment such as Laxatone ® if signs of hair noted in the stools. Complications of Cat Constipation If left untreated, constipation can develop into some very serious conditions.

Page 2 What can be done to avoid constipation? Normal bowel movement habits are different for each person. How often you have bowel movements can vary from 3 stools a day to 3 stools a

How to prevent medication-induced constipation . Pharmacy . Your health care provider has prescribed a medication that may cause constipation. You

HOW TO AVOID CONSTIPATION . Constipation is defined as infrequent bowel movements or the passage of hard stools, causing discomfort. How to prevent constipation:

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Constipation, difficulty passing feces, hard stool, or incomplete evacuation, can be a serious problem for many interstitial cystitis (IC) psyllium can help you to avoid excessive gas or bloating. If hardening of the stool is a problem, stool softeners (such as Colace) can also be

Tips to Avoid Constipation.! 1. Take 15 minutes every morning to relax before rushing out the door. (Sit cross-legged on a hard floor and sip hot water if experiencing sever constipation.)

Dr. Allaf . DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS . PRESCRIPTIONS . your diet so that you avoid constipation. If you have a problem with constipation you can take Colace, It is important to drink plenty of fluids while the catheter is in place; enough to keep the urine in the tubing (just past the

While traveling, we are exposed to all the We avoid foods that smell rotten or have Treat for constipation the week before. Avoid caffeine, fats, and dairy products. Support liver function the week before with tea or 1 dropper full of

CONSTIPATION A Guide for Women 1. What is constipation? 2. Who gets constipated? You should avoid overus-ing stimulant laxatives as taking them regularly or in large amounts can cause side effects. • Osmotic laxatives: softeners brand names include Colace and Surfak while miner-

CONSTIPATION A Guide for Women 1. What is constipation? 2. Who gets constipated? should avoid overusing stimulant laxatives as taking Surfak while mineral oil is the most common example of lubricant

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Constipation and Hemorrhoids Avoid constipation – if you do become constipated, you can try the following: o Increase dietary fiber, water intake and exercise o Discuss with your midwife any iron supplements you may be taking – they

Fibre and Your Renal Diet ~ Preventing Constipation ~ What is fibre? Dietary fibre is the part of plant food that is not digested. Fibre is found in plant foods such as fruits, vegetables and

To avoid constipation. Constipation & faecal impaction Page 6 problems. They provide confidential advice and support from their helpline on 0845 345 0165. For specific information on constipation, visit their website at: