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I was sleeved in April and was doing good with mostly everything until about a month or so ago I had the worst constipation I have ever had. I called my Drs. office they prescribed Miralax which I started taking daily at the time. Plus I got milk of magnesium which helps tremendously too. I finally got over that episode and started to be regular again, not taking the Miralax all the time and then bam!!! I get another episode. I do have to say that taking the Miralax and the milk of magnesium together worked really fast. About 15-20 Minutes. So it won't be a week long episode like my last one. Can someone please tell me why these just happen out of nowhere? Do I really need to take Miralax almost every day? Suggestions please and sorry for the gross topic

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I am certainly no medical professional on this but some things that have helped me (well I think they helped).

1) smooth team, I drank a cup in the evening before bed and in the morning all sorted out. Seems a kinder alternative to miralax

2) reduced my red meat consumption

3) upped my Water intake (My Dr says this is key)

4) Quest bars, high in Protein and fibre low in carbs, I really think this hit of fibre really keeps me going ;-)

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I am certainly no medical professional on this but some things that have helped me (well I think they helped).

1) smooth team, I drank a cup in the evening before bed and in the morning all sorted out. Seems a kinder alternative to miralax
2) reduced my red meat consumption
3) upped my Water intake (My Dr says this is key)
4) Quest bars, high in Protein and fibre low in carbs, I really think this hit of fibre really keeps me going ;-)


Did you mean Smooth Tea?

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oops ha ha yes Smooth Tea

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