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What is the quickest way to naturally induce a bowel movement

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What is the quickest way to naturally induce a bowel movement? I am not wanting medication but more physical activity, certain foods, etc.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 5 years ago.



Thanks for your question.


Before i answer i would like to know, when did you pass your stool last time?

Have you tried anything for this?


Its necessary to know before i tell you something.



Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I have pretty regular bowel movements and went already today.
Just in general I want to know because I tend to be constipated sometimes.
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 5 years ago.

Ok thanks for this info because it gives me better avenue to explain.


To induce movement rapidly you can take psyllium husk in hot milk and this most of the time helps.

Moreover more water intake helps.


You didnot ask about medicines but glycerine suppositories can help someone with severe constipation.


Basically you need to take high fiber diet on regular basis and drink atleast 8 glasses of water a day. Psyllium husk with yogurt should be in your routine. Whole fruits such as apples ,oranges,raspberries , pears and guavas are extremely high in fiber and you should take them regularly. Vegetables and beans are possibly the best sources of fiber we can consume. There are many cereals that contain whole grains and large amounts of fiber. So you should be taking them in routine.


I short i would say that you need to concentrate on how to avoid this constipation along with how to relieve it quickly, i think i have explained both aspects.


I hope this helps you

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