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Problem with Chronic constipation

Digestive Health | Last Active: Sep 21 9:54am | Replies (129)

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After months of constipation, I did the “smart pill”. It showed extremely slow motility from my stomach all the way down, with my colon taking twice the normal time to push stool through. I have no stomach issues, just the constipation. I use the Motegrity and Miralax. It is a constant struggle. I also have a tortuous colon. Is that the same as a Mega colon? I do have sleep issues but never thought they could be related to the Motegrity which I do take st bedtime. I’ll have to consider that.

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i do not think a tortuous colon is like a mega colon. tortuous to me means it has a lot of areas that twist, mega means very oversized giving it way too much holding capacity. for me, reglan at bedtime creates a lot of stimulation to my gi tract. enough to keep me awake. i'm not familar with motegrity but it is prolly similar. miralax is too slow to work for me. i respond to it in about 3 days. it's a long wait. have you ever tried probiotics?

Can you define "the smart pill"?
Thank you.

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