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... but I have often wondered. Anyways I think diet is the answer for now. But I was looking back at the log I kept after surgery and it took me 3 weeks before my bowels opened up. ... (66 replies)
... I've always had the slowest of slow moving bowels. When I was totally medication free, I had the most luck. ... (0 replies)
... slow moving bowels are extremely common with hypoT. ... (4 replies)

Bowel retraining
Mar 10, 2003
... With the problem of slow moving bowels you and your doctor must figure out why the bowels are slow. Are they really slow? ... (15 replies)
Bowel retraining
Mar 9, 2003
... anna maria, i forgot to comment about the slow moving bowels. I am still in search of learning how to make them move faster. I have slow moving bowels. Just make sure you relax until all is out. My oldest child has bowel movements fast as a speeding bullet. I would love that! ... (15 replies)
Bowel retraining
Mar 7, 2003
... I've been dealing with fissures through diet etc. but I know the real culprit is my slow moving bowels so any other tricks that you can think of would be great to know. ... (15 replies)
... nd rectum. When your colon doesn't have enough water then it pulls the water from the stool, drying out making it hard and then it just sits in the colon and not moving down to the sigmoid colon and rectum and then stool just keeps backing up behind the old hard stool. Most people move their bowels at least every other day. ... (1 replies)
... Try using another glycerin suppository. After 30 minutes, try sitting on the toilet and taking slow deep breaths and hold it the count of 10 and slowly exhale,repeat the slow deep breathing 10 times. ... (3 replies)
Abdominal CT Scan
Jan 27, 2012
... Don't let yourself go beyond 3 days without moving your bowels. I have chronic constipation problems all my life and don't let myself go more than 2 days without moving bowels before I give myself a glycerin suppository to get things moving again. If I don't then it's extremely painful to try to pass the hard stool. ... (3 replies)
... Try drinking more water to help keep the stool moving along down the colon. ... (3 replies)
... interrupted and not rushed time on the toilet. I found listening to relaxing music on a CD help me to relax . I use slow deep breathing exercises to help me not only to relax but it helps me not to strain and force myself to pass stool. Eating a bowl of oatmeal with 2 tbsp. ... (4 replies)
... blem on and off all of my life. Since it has gotten this hard and you can't pass it on your own then you may need to use up to two oil based enemas to get things moving again. Follow the directions on the enema box. It could take up to two or more hours for it to work. ... (1 replies)
Mar 1, 2014
... Constipation in most cases is caused by our lack of fiber, not drinking enough water, exercise, and having daily routine for moving our bowels. I can tell you from personal experience of years of having chronic constipation it was my own fault. ... (3 replies)
... n suppository to help you to go. Using a glycerin suppository for the first 4 days of the program helped me to go easier and also helped o establish a routine in moving my bowels at certain time of day. ... (3 replies)
... Low thyroid(hypothyroidism) can cause constipation problems. A blood test can check for thyroid levels. TSH 4 is the blood test that you want the doctor to order. I hope this is helpful. (3 replies)
... He had a period of partial recovery between June and September this year during which his post viral symptoms improved greatly and after four weeks of a slow and steady improvement in these, his bowels just started working normally again. ... (3 replies)
... row without moving your bowels. ... (3 replies)
... times a day. One of things I have had to do in addition to fiber and water intake to keep my bowels moving on a regular basis is have set time schedule on the toilet every day to move my bowels. ... (2 replies)
... I sit on the toilet about 20 minutes after I finish eating breakfast to move my bowels. I allow up to 30 minutes for this so that I am relaxed. I take slow deep breaths and hold it to the count of 15 and slowly exhale. I keep doing this until have moved my bowels. ... (5 replies)
Oct 7, 2013
... I sit on the toilet every morning after breakfast to move my bowels. I give myself 30 minutes of uninterrupted time on the toilet. To help me not to strain, I do slow deep breathing exercises. It helps me to relax which makes it easier to go without pain. ... (8 replies)

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