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Old 12-22-2002, 06:32 PM   #1
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Confused on fibers for constipation. I read that non soluble is best(is that metamucil) what is a soluble fiber? Metamucil binds me up more.

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Old 12-23-2002, 01:32 PM   #2
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I am still surprised that you are still having problems. I would like to know what kind food You eat on a daily basis because psyllium is not a binding fiber???


Old 12-23-2002, 02:50 PM   #3
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Metamucil also binds me up and I drink so much water after I take it that I can't leave the house. I have to stay close to the bathroom!!! I say try all-bran extra fiber cereal followed by a glass of water every morning for a week and see what happens.

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It must be cause it does bind me up. I eat yogurt fruits and veggies peanut butter sandwiches eggs celery toast. Normal things to me.

Old 12-23-2002, 07:39 PM   #5
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With Metamucil you have to drink tons of water. I find All bran original is working for me. I switched to fiber herbal capsules and I am back to being sluggish. I don't get it! I eat tons of fiber during the day, went for 7 bm's today, but they were all small ones, sluggish. I'm so sick of this! I'm so obsessed with the amount of fiber I take each day, water and hemmorhoids, of which flared up again today!

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