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Psyllium
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.
 
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Description: Psyllium is a fiber supplement. Psyllium seed husks are popular for
the treatment of constipation. Psyllium has also been shown to lower cholesterol levels.

Indications:

  • Constipation
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High cholesterol
  • Irritable bowel syndrome

Precautions: Psyllium should be taken two to three hours away from any medications or supplements, as it may hinder absorption.

Dosage: Take 5 grams three times daily, with at least 8 ounces of water.

 
 
 
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