Help for Opioid Induced Constipation

Opiod induced constipation is a wide spread problem.  Studies published by the National Institute of Health state that the use of opioids for chronic pain can lead to increased quality of life, but constipation1can cause chronic constipation.
The usual therapy is irritant laxatives, stool softeners and many times discontinuation of the opioid medication.  This then limits the patients quality of life.
There are many healthy, natural, supportive therapies that can help with opioid induced constipation and these are also used for chronic or occasional constipation.
Start with a good, healthy diet, elimination of white flour, processed and fast foods, increase water to stay hydrated, gentle exercise and a good night’s sleep.
Add in a well formulated probiotic.  Half the bulk in a healthy stool is produced by the healthy bacteria.

Fiber products available in powder, capsules and tablets are all natural products that containing, soluble and insoluble fiber or a mix of both.  You may need to start with a small dose and slowly increase to avoid discomfort. Many of us have not been eating enough fiber, so slowly increasing the amount is very helpful.
Super Aloe 250 is taken one capsule daily until movement occurs, then as needed until a good rhythm is established.super aloe 250

These products are safe, non habit forming and effective for occasional constipation and chronic constipation.

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If you have any questions, or would like help selecting which products would be best for you, feel free to call us at 781-893-3870 x3 or e-mail at gary@naturalcompounder.com  .

 

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