get going NATURALLY!

November 2008
Good Health & Medicine;Nov2008, p90
The article discusses several natural ways to relieve constipation. It outlines the steps of the bowel retraining process. It suggests consuming the bran breakfast since bran adds bulk to the bowel, which stimulates peristalsis. Corn and rice brans are very effective, while oat bran is less irritating. Some sufferers are deficient in folic acid. Typical signs include restless legs, fatigue, depression and irritability. Triphala is an Ayurvedic herb stimulates a bowel movement in about eight hours.


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