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Resolving Hypothyroidism-Related Constipation

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Woman discussing stomach problems with her doctor.
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What causes constipation?


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Medications and supplements that can cause constipation


Doctor examining a patient's thyroid.
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Step 1: Optimize your thyroid treatment


Ingredients and products containing iron and dietary fiber.
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Step 2: Increase your fiber intake from food


Dietary supplement capsules.
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Step 3: Take fiber supplements


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Step 4: Drink enough water


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Step 5: Move/exercise


Various supplements.
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Step 6: Try other supplements and over-the-counter remedies


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Step 7: Try osteopathic treatment


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Step 8: Try bowel retraining


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Step 9: Talk to your doctor about over-the-counter remedies


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Step 10: Try prescription medications


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

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