Constipated? Learn about gentle relief? Try MiraLAX.

Constipated? Learn about gentle relief? Try MiraLAX.

How can MiraLAX help you today?

MiraLAX works differently to give you relief.

https://www.miralax.com/

*MiraLAX works with the water in you body to hydrate and soften, unblocking your system naturally.

*Effectively relieves constipation without causing bloating, cramping, gas or sudden urgency.

*MiraLAX is sugar-free, gluten-free, preservative-free and taste-free.

Talk to your doctor about the benefits of MiraLAX, the #1 doctor recommended OTC laxative.

How does MiraLAX provide predictable relief?

MiraLAX works naturally to unblock your system.

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How do I know I have constipation?

What is constipation?

Occasional constipation or irregularity occurs when your bowel movements become difficult or happen less frequently than is normal for you. It can throw off your daily routine.

Defining normal bowel movements:

This depends on the individual. Normal can range from a bowel movement 3 times a day to 3 times a week. The stool is soft and formed and passes without staining. Only you can determine what’s normal for you.

Symptom of Constipation:

*Gas/bloating

*Abdominal discomfort

*Irregular bowel movements

Symptoms of constipation are extremely common:

*16% of adults will experience constipation-Constipation will occur in 1/3 of adults 60 and over

*An estimated 42 million Americans suffer from constipation.

*Women are more likely to experience constipation.

What should I look for?

Know your stool type:

*Types 1-2 indicate constipation: Separate, hard lumps like nuts (hard to pass)/Sausage-shaped but lumpy

*Types 3-4 are ideal: Like a sausage but with cracks on its surface/Like a sausage or snake, smooth and soft

*Types 5-7 indicate diarrhea: Soft blobs with clear-cut edges (passed easily)/Fluffy pieces with ragged edges, a mushy stool/Watery, no solid pieces. Entirely liquid.

If you aren’t sure you have normal bowel movements, speak to your doctor.

Why am I experiencing constipation?

Causes can vary:

Medications:

*Antidepressants

*Anticonvulsants

*Anti-hypertensive drugs

*Opioids

*Antacids

Supplements:

*Iron

Poor Diet/Dehydration: A diet law in:

*Fruits and vegetables

*Fiber-containing plant foods

*Healthy balance of good bacteria

*Adequate fluid intake

Lifestyle and other factors:

*Lack of sleep

*Travel

*Stress

*Ignoring the urge to go

*Certain medical conditions

What can I do for occasional constipation?

Make simple lifestyles changes:

Maintain a well-balanced diet: Include good sources of fiber:

*Oatmeal

*Berries

*Apples

*Oranges

*Broccoli

*Beans

*Almonds

Drink fluids throughout the day to stay hydrated:

Exercise and stay active:

*Set aside time for daily activity

Get a good night’s sleep:

Establish a routine:

*Go to the bathroom at the same time every day.

What if lifestyle changes aren’t enough for me?

*Add a fiber supplement to your daily routine.

*Using a probiotic to support digestive health

*Take a gentle laxative like MiraLAX.

https://www.miralax.com/

Disclaimer: This information was taken from the MiraLAX pamphlet and I give them full credit for this information. Please refer to the links to MiraLAX for more information on the product. I have never used it so I have no opinion yes or no to how good it is for constipation.

About jwatrel

I am a free-lance writer and Blogger. I am the author of the book "Firehouse 101" (IUniverse.com 2005) part of trilogy of books centered in New York City. My next book "Love Triangles" is finished being edited and should be ready for release in the Fall. My latest book, "Dinner at Midnight", a thriller is on its last chapter. My long awaited book explains the loss of the 2004 Yankee game to Boston. I work as a Consultant, Adjunct College Professor, Volunteer Fireman and Ambulance member and Blogger. I have a blog site for caregivers called 'bergencountycaregiver', a step by step survival guide to all you wonderful folks taking care of your loved ones, a walking project to walk every block, both sides, of the island of Manhattan "MywalkinManhattan" and discuss what I see and find on the streets of New York and three sites to accompany it. One is an arts site called "Visiting a Museum", where I showcase small museums, historical sites and parks that are off the beaten track both in Manhattan and outside the city to cross reference with "MywalkinManhattan" blog site. Another is "DiningonaShoeStringNYC", featuring small restaurants I have found on my travels in this project, that offer wonderful meals for $10.00 and under. So be on the lookout for updates on all three sites and enjoy 'MywalkinManhattan'. The third is my latest site, "LittleShoponMainStreet", which showcases all the unique and independent shops that I have found on my travels throughout and around Manhattan. I have started two new blog sites for the fire department, one "EngineOneHasbrouck HeightsFireDepartmentnj" for the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department to discuss what our Engine Company is doing and the other is "BergenCountyFireman'sHomeAssociation" for the Bergen County Fireman's Association, which fire fighters from Bergen County, NJ, go to the Fireman's Home in Boonton, NJ to bring entertainment and cheer to our fellow brother fire fighters quarterly.
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1 Response to Constipated? Learn about gentle relief? Try MiraLAX.

  1. jwatrel says:

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