Things are just not moving the way they should and you’re beginning to feel pretty darn uncomfortable. You don’t want to do anything that’s too harsh for your constipation or that gives you the opposite problem so you check out the natural healing remedy that’s recommended from a more gentle and sane perspective.
Maybe you start by eating more oatmeal. Then you increase your salads. All to ingest more of that amazing stuff called fiber. Don’t’ get me wrong. Fiber is necessary for everyone. Here’s a great article on fiber from the Huffington Post. But, it may not be the solution to your current problem.
You can tell that the oatmeal is doing you some good compared to the frosted flakes and you’re feeling pretty holy from eating all of that fresh produce but still nothing happens for days.
So now you’re doing all of that and taking spoonfuls of the straight stuff, isolated fiber. The most common forms are flax seed, chia seed and psyllium husks. You started out with one but soon were up to ingesting them all. Now you’re feeling bloated and gassy. You’re a little more regular but not really more comfortable. So what’s with this?