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CharlotteD Mon 06-Oct-08 18:27:54

I have been suffering from constipation for the last month or so and don't seem to be able to find anything that is really helping.

I am taking Fybogel twice a day, eating All Bran in the morning, easting lots of fruit and exercising regularly - I can't think of much more I can do!

Any tips anyone?

NorthernLurker Mon 06-Oct-08 18:37:49

Are you drinking lots of water - you need to do that as well as eating the fibrous stuff. Also - are you taking iron - that can really slow things down?

MarkStretch Mon 06-Oct-08 18:39:00

Pear Juice!

A Dr recommended it to me the other week and it worked a treat.

I got pear and apple juice from Sainsburys.

CharlotteD Tue 07-Oct-08 21:50:43

Thanks for the tips - I'll try and drink more (although I do feel like I'm drinking loads already) and I'll definatley give pear juice a go!

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