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Constipation dominant IBS

Why constipation is common in IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) commonly involves constipation, diarrhoea or both. Read our expert Ali’s insight as to why constipation is occurring and some simple steps you can take to overcome it.


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  • Ann Eddison 's photo avatar
    Ann Eddison — 06.04.2018 17:29
    I was recommended silicol gel and colon cleanse tablet by Holland and Barrett, I’m up and down with constipation, feeling very bloated and low back pain. I go on holiday in 3 weeks and need it sorting. I’m not sure if it’s IBS or wether it’s the menopause as I am 52


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      Ali — 10.04.2018 13:33
      Hi Ann, The first thing to do is to check your water intake. You need at least 1.5 litres of still, plain water daily, not counting any fizzy water or water in tea or coffee (even herbal tea), and preferably drunk at least half an hour away from food. This helps a great deal with relief from lower back pain and constipation. Best Wishes, Ali


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