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CD and constipation!!

westiedog

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S: 14st5lb C: 13st3lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 1st2lb(7.96%)
#1
:eek:
On CD ss at minute and having a little difficulty re toilet habits. Have tried Senokot extra, sillium husks and Dulcolax and still nothing any advice please? :cry:
Also forgot to mention drinking 4 pints of water per day at least and also about 3 cups of black coffee with tablet sweetener per day.:jelous:
 
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#2
Hi

I always use Dulcolax they are powerful little things!!! My goodness if they don't work for you I guess the only thing left is a suppository, I believe these work!!!;)

Good Luck Donna
 

westiedog

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S: 14st5lb C: 13st3lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 1st2lb(7.96%)
#3
CD and constipation

Thanks for the advice think it may be a trip to the doctors for some industial strength ones! :)
 

hels123smiles

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S: 77.11kg C: 64.5kg G: 56.25kg BMI: 26 Loss: 12.6kg(16.35%)
#4
You can buy Microlax enemas over the counter, about 87p each or something.
 

westiedog

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S: 14st5lb C: 13st3lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 1st2lb(7.96%)
#5
Thanks will give it ago. :p
 

hels123smiles

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S: 77.11kg C: 64.5kg G: 56.25kg BMI: 26 Loss: 12.6kg(16.35%)
#6
Dont go far from the toilet though lol!
 

EllieMellie

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S: 14st8lb C: 12st0lb G: 10st5lb BMI: 28.8 Loss: 2st8lb(17.65%)
#7
:eek:
On CD ss at minute and having a little difficulty re toilet habits. Have tried Senokot extra, sillium husks and Dulcolax and still nothing any advice please? :cry:
Also forgot to mention drinking 4 pints of water per day at least and also about 3 cups of black coffee with tablet sweetener per day.:jelous:
It should be closer to 8 pints of water hon - 4 pints is only around 2 litres..that might help!x
 

Witchy

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S: 22st2lb C: 17st3lb G: 12st6lb BMI: 38.9 Loss: 4st13lb(22.26%)
#8
Did you buy the fibre stuff from your CDC, its in a little tub and you put it in your shake to help things along too.
 

westiedog

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S: 14st5lb C: 13st3lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 1st2lb(7.96%)
#9
Panic over

:D Did 2 hours on the wii fit freestyle step (11770 steps) and that did the necessary. Thanks advice xx
 

hels123smiles

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S: 77.11kg C: 64.5kg G: 56.25kg BMI: 26 Loss: 12.6kg(16.35%)
#10
My god 2 hours!!!!!
 

BKC1969

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#11
OMG!! 2 hrs - lucky if I manage 20 mins. Glad to see something has worked, Im in the same boat though only tried sennekot, Im having what i call painful waves in my upper stomach and feel really rough. Hopefully feel better later or manage to have a poo!!!! what ever comes first!!
 

Greeneyes11

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S: 12st8lb C: 12st7lb G: 9st12lb BMI: 30 Loss: 0st1lb(0.57%)
#12
For those of you who find that dulcolax dont work, remember that they do not work if taken with milk products, so make sure you take them more than an hour before or after a shake....
 

westiedog

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S: 14st5lb C: 13st3lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 1st2lb(7.96%)
#13
2 hours on Wii fit step freestyle - you can watch normal tv while doing basic step. The Wii remote makes a noise to keep you in time. I work shifts so if im off I normally watch daytime tv - this way I still get to watch the programmes and get some exercise. xx
 

shelz

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#14
I found a product called benefibre helped me in the past. This was at a time when no laxatives would work - crazy enough it was due to me putting nothing in my system!! lol

My boyfriend bought his wii to my house about 3 months ago, are the programs on wii fit any good as the gentle exercise needed for the primary weeks?

I do have a home gym, with bike and cross trainer, rowing machine, treadmill, weights bench and a new vibrating machine. I have been thinking about getting rid of all this and just utilising the local gym as it is only £24 per month, you can go anytime you wish and swim as much as you like!
 

Greeneyes11

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S: 12st8lb C: 12st7lb G: 9st12lb BMI: 30 Loss: 0st1lb(0.57%)
#15
I ordered the Fitness Coach for the Wii today, you can set up how long you want your workout to be and whether you want it to be gentle or more harder exercise, plus there are no gaps when you swap positions etc... it was £9.99 from Game with free postage.
 

westiedog

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S: 14st5lb C: 13st3lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 1st2lb(7.96%)
#16
Wii

I find the wii fit a godsend. It gives me the motivation to carry on as you can do a body test every time you use it and shows you your weight and bmi - thats if you want to see it. I have not done any exercise for the past ten years or so due to a knee injury. I had knee surgery in January this year and the wii fit is as easy or as hard as you wish - you control it - much better than exercise dvds. :eek:
 

Witchy

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S: 22st2lb C: 17st3lb G: 12st6lb BMI: 38.9 Loss: 4st13lb(22.26%)
#17
I find the wii fit a godsend. It gives me the motivation to carry on as you can do a body test every time you use it and shows you your weight and bmi - thats if you want to see it. I have not done any exercise for the past ten years or so due to a knee injury. I had knee surgery in January this year and the wii fit is as easy or as hard as you wish - you control it - much better than exercise dvds. :eek:
Sounds like i need to get one of those, im using the Samba De Amigo its a maraca game on the Wii and its really a good work out for your whole body mainly your arms but if you wiggle while your doing it its brilliant and really fun.
 
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#18
Hi Westiedog - I've been taking strong painkillers 8 a day for siatica and it makes you really constipated so doing ss makes it even worse if thats possible! Anyway dont want to get too graphic lol.. I find the best thing is plenty of water and migralax from the chemist. Your doctor can prescribe it for you if its constant and you feel really bad - hope this helps - sal x:)
 


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