It's the most common gastrointestinal complaint: constipation. If you have 2 or more of these symptoms, you're constipated:

  1. Pass fewer than 3 stools a week
  2. Experience hard stools
  3. Excessive straining during bowel movement
  4. Feeling incomplete evacuation after BM

Remedies for blocked bowels include:


  1. Pistachios
  2. Water & Fiber
  3. Rhubarb
  4. Exercise
  5. Magnesium and calcium. This can be taken in pill form or powdered form mixed with orange juice.  

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