Is “Calm “ Safe to take?

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Will a product called “Calm”relieve constipation & how long can one take it?

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    I personally have never heard of it. I take fybergel every morning it helps soften stool so makes it easer to go 
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    Never heard of it. I take benefiber three times a day.

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      How long have you been taking benefiber? I’m looking for natural alternatives.  

      I’ve taken the equate brand fiber therapy for years and quit taking it couple months ago. I was thinking since I was taking a probiotic that I wouldn’t need the fiber therapy.  I felt that the fiber therapy was not benefiting me as I was becoming more & more uncomfortable.  

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    Yes Calm is ok to  take.    It should help constipation. You can take 

    it for as long as you  need  it,   though  I  wouldn't  think  every day.

    I used to  take Fybogel  for  years,   it makes  my  stools  harder    so  I  don't 

    take it   anymore.       Calm is made from  magnesium  ,    you can buy just magnesium

    which  would work out cheaper  than  buying  calm . 

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    I take fybogel but find that it can cause me lots of painful wind at times so I will follow this thread for any tips on alternative stool softeners.
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      I can relate to that Christine.  I want to find alternatives that do not cause painful wind & gas bubbles.  

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      I just went to my local health store to buy the *Calm*. They said even though the Calm was excellent, the magnesium citrate was better. The brand is Now and you mix a teaspoon with cold water. I couldn't tolerate the taste in water so I now mix it in my lactose free chocolate milk. I have only done 2 doses so can't determine if it's helping with constipation. I found the product on Amazon and it did get rave reviews for the most part. I think this is a natural product and not considered a laxative as I didn't want to go that route. Hope this helps someone.

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    Im going to try just half a sachet a day of Fybrogel I have also realised that it is to be taken after meals and I have been taking it at bedtime which isn't recommended. I think one sachet a day is too much for me

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