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  1. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi I'm new to this forum. I have suffered with constipation for my entire life. I don't know why my parents or pediatrician never gave me saline or mineral oil enemas when I young. I wish they would have. But this post is about my current situation. I had an x-ray done two days ago, that showed...
  2. Over-the-Counter (OTC) Treatments
    I no longer suffer from constipation. I use magnesium citrate capsules that I buy at the health food store. I take between 2 and 3 caps a day. They contain powdered magnesium and contain about 150 mg per cap. (It must be the citrate form of magnesium.) When I did have pain, I took pepermint...
  3. General Discussion
    I have been taking magnesium citrate (Natural Calm) but, although it seems to provide some relief, I find that I am spending a lot of time in the bathroom and I was hoping for a better way to treat my symptoms. I received some samples of Linzess from my GP and was thinking about trying it but I...
  4. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    *Warning, graphic* I just got back from seeing a doctor this morning - I gave her a very detailed list of the symptoms I've been experiencing since mid - June, and she told me that tonight, I should take another enema and some magnesium citrate. She said, "If you do this by 6 pm tonight; you...
  5. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Quick answer: An alternating mix of Magnesium CITRATE and Linzess / Linaclotide / Constella. My story: I am a 37 year old guy who has been suffering from IBS-C for 21 years. Symptoms have been constipation, excessive gas / flatuence, depression, bloating, social anxiety, back pain, dizziness...
  6. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hey everyone, I recently started using magnesium citrate for constipation. I switched off of it for a while and now I'm back on. But my regular nighttime dose has stopped working. Is it safe to increase my dose? The bottle of Magnesium Calm only suggests 3 teaspoons at most, and that's what I'm...
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