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Q. I take tramadol to help me manage pain. I frequently have to add naproxen or ibuprofen to ease the arthritis in my hips and knees. I have been having trouble with constipation and suspect that the tramadol is contributing.... (Read More)
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Q. I have suffered silently from constipation for more than 30 years. Actually, that's not true. Sometimes I cry when the pain is too great. If I don't use a laxative I can go over two weeks without a bowel... (Read More)
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Q. I have tried everything for constipation, including Metamucil, MiraLAX, vegetables, cooked oats, prune juice and the power pudding recipe. I have the best success eating great northern cooked beans. A. It's always good to hear that a simple dietary... (Read More)
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Q. You recently described a recipe for Power Pudding to fight constipation. How much do you have to eat at a time? Can you send me the pumpkin muffin recipe also? A. Power Pudding, a mixture of bran, applesauce and... (Read More)
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Q. Thanks for publishing the mixture of applesauce, bran and prune juice to counteract constipation. I never knew the exact quantities required. We used it in the nursing home where I worked as a nurse until I retired. It was... (Read More)
Q. I have been using an applesauce-fiber mixture I learned about from you. It works well to combat constipation.Now I have to go abroad for two weeks. Do you have any suggestions on how to take this mixture with me?... (Read More)
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Recipe 1 cup applesauce 1 cup coarse, unprocessed bran 3/4 cup prune juice Mix all the ingredients together. They will turn into a pasty, stiff glop about the consistency of peanut butter. After mixing, it should be kept refrigerated. Take... (Read More)
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