> Remember that there are many kinds of fiber and each
> kind does a different thing. For your purposes,
> think soluble and insoluble.
> Personally, I take at least 1/2 cup of psyllium
> (insoluble)in the form of Equate, no sugar, fiber
> (Walmart) twice a day. I put it in a pint jar with
> a lid and add water to fill. It is then immediately
> shaken vigorously and chugged. My diabetes is
> finally paralysing the smooth muscle of my colon
> which is why I need so much.
> For ANYONE, the correct dose is whatever produces
> the size and consistancy of stool desired. More is
> being learned every week about the benefits of the
> different kinds of fiber. Most printed material has
> to be out of date as soon as it is printed.
> ~ ~ ~ ~
> First, let's solve the stool problem. Go to the
> home page of this 'site and do what it says about
> getting your stools easy to move and not painful.
> Next, as I have harped about for years, NO ONE
> SHOULD TAKE ANY PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION WITHOUT
> READING CAREFULLY THE PACKAGE INSERT (that is
> supposed to be offered to you by the pharmacist).
> If you go back where you got the Naproxen (with your
> bottle) the pharmacist would be glad to give you a
> OR, you could go to your library & ask the reference
> librarian to look up the same information in the PDR
> for you to read. You will soon find out that your
> Naproxen is likely causing a lot of your
> Finally, the entire picture, as described by your
> symptoms, is one of a basic cause contributing to
> all of your symptoms. You need to go beyond
> treating your symptoms to actually learning about
> your causes & doing something about them
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