Causes of constipation during cancer treatment can include chemotherapy, pain and other symptom management medications, and lack of activity, fiber and fluids.
To address constipation, drink more liquids such as water, prune juice and hot teas with lemon.
Combine all of these ingredients and store refrigerated in a sealed container for up to seven days:
Take 2 tablespoons of this recipe in the evening. The amount may be increased to 3 or 4 tablespoons per day if needed.
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