... post about two years ago and it changed my life. I've been taking two psyllium caps three times a day for almost this entire time. Now I have no more aches or bouts with cipro and flagyl, and no more down time from work. ... (8 replies)
... I also take Equate psyllium twice daily. I eat fresh fruit, and a toss salad daily. And drink Kefir twice daily. All to aid digestion and help have normal BMs. ... (11 replies)
A person needs 25 to 35 grams of fiber daily to have normal BMs. It needs to be a combination of both soluble and insoluble fiber.
Insoluble fiber is about 98% of fruits and veggies, nuts, seeds, and the outer part of grains that is used in cereals-- the bran. It causes the intestines to produce contractions that move food through. Also too much of just this... (1 replies)
... psyllium from Wal Mart twice daily and several psyllium capsules. This amounts to about 7 gms of fiber daily. ... (23 replies)
... I eat rice, oatmeal, corn bread and veggies like broccoli, aspargus, brussel sprouts, cabbage, squash, onions, zuchine(sp), carrots, beets.
I even get chicory root in the yogurt I eat. -- 3 grams per serving.
All of these are low calorie foods.
I also take Equate(psyllium) twice daily and sometimes I take oatbran tablets.
I also drink about 8 glasses of water daily. (1 replies)
... I take Equate twice daily for a total of about 7 grams of psyllium daily. ... (5 replies)
... I have taken psyllium for over 20 years and I take the powder form from of Equate from Wal Mart. ... (5 replies)
... I like and use Equate from WAl Mart it seems a little courser than Metamucil and it cost about half. ... (11 replies)
... I do take the equate psyllium, just wanted to try something else in hopes it would help with the bloating also..and the deal with water for me.. ... (15 replies)
... I take Equate from Wal Mart. One dose has a third more psyllium in it and it cost less and seems to work as well as Metamucil. ... (3 replies)
... I didn't feel very good taking a fiber that wasn't to be found in nature. It really bothered me. So, I decided to switch to a psyllium fiber. ... (9 replies)
... I tried taking plain psyllium and I went back to not being able to have a B.M. ... (5 replies)
... I use psyllium seed husk powder that I mix with water to make sure it is well dispersed. I use the plain type sold by the Vitamin Shoppe. ... (5 replies)
... I make sure I get enough by taking psyllium seed husks powder twice daily. ... (17 replies)
... Other forms are Metamucil and Equate from Wal Mart. ... (8 replies)
... the Equate brand from Wal Mart. ... (2 replies)
... free the Equate brand from Wal Mart. ... (3 replies)
... Metamucil and Equate brand from Wal Mart as well as many others. ... (7 replies)
... I have been taking a psyllium fiber twice daily for 24 years. ... (4 replies)
... Hi kitkat,
Sometimes this procedure does not work well with some people. But, everyone is different so you may do fine.
The major thing with any hemorrhoid treatment is to make sure that your stool is regular and soft until things heal up.
I am a big believer in taking a water soluble fiber supplement twice daily along with 6 to 8 glasses of water daily. I use psyllium... (3 replies)