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Iam a female in early sixties, have had this 6 yrs now.My gi tells me to take miralax 3 times daily with stool softners,prune juice prunes and grapes,Sometimes it works but mostly just a little bowel comes out.I am at my wits end, someone suggested magnesium citrate gels, if anyone has tried this can you tell me if it works anf how much to take, not going back to doctor,they just blow if off like it is not a big deal.Well it is to driving myself crazy just needed to vent.Cant takecitrate liquid .get very sick, please can anyone help thank you

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  • Have you tried activia yogurt. Try having two a day with some flax seeds mixed into it. 

  • Caution,flax seeds can increase pain and wind

    Take spoon of olive oil before meals

  • I have the same problem. The best natural thing to take for constipation is magnesium citrate capsules or oxide capsules. I take about 600 to 800 mg every night before bed with lots of water. You can find a lot of information on the internet about magnesium and constipation. There is a site called Ibs tales which has a lot of information.

  • thank you somuch for the info will give it a try

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