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Psyllium Husk vs. Wheat Dextrin for Constipation

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Psyllium Husk

OTC
/ 15,592 posts
Other Names: Metamucil   Psyllium   Fiber Supplement   Laxative   Fybogel

Wheat Dextrin

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/ 282 posts
Other Names: Benefiber
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 15,592 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Taken For: Constipation IBS *
Taken For: Constipation IBS *
Psyllium seed husks also known as ispaghula, isabgol, or psyllium, are portions of the seeds of the plant Psyllium, (genus Plantago), a native of India. They are solubility in water, expanding and becoming mucilage when wet. Ayu... Read more on Wikipedia
Dextrins are a group of low-molecular-weight carbohydrates produced by the hydrolysis of starch or glycogen. Dextrins are mixtures of polymers of D-glucose units linked by -(1 4) or -(1 6) glycosidic bonds. Dextrins can be produced from starch using en... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Psyllium Husk vs. Wheat Dextrin

13 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
dextrin Personally I use psyllium husk capsules, you can...
...supermarket, its a soluble inulin power, not sure which works ...tho as its made from wheat dextrin Personally I use psyllium husk capsules, you can get them...
using soluble fibers containing psyllium husk found...
...warns about problems using soluble fibers containing psyllium husk found in Andrew Lesserman's ...how it goes. If you don't have Acacia fiber you might try Benefiber which in the US contains...
using? And type? (psyllium husk, wheat dextrin)
...to be using? And type? (psyllium husk, wheat dextrin)...
diet or supplements ( psyllium husk or wheat dextrin ) or...
...in diet or supplements ( psyllium husk or wheat dextrin ) or if repetitive the...
including wheat dextrin and psyllium husk. But I...
...been controlling the IBS pretty well by means of fiber supplements, including wheat dextrin and psyllium husk. But I can't find ...don't know about the psyllium husk. Anyone have any information...
psyllium husk every morning. it's gross stuff, but there's...
...husk every morning. it's gross stuff, but there's also wheat dextrin/benefiber but that's much more expensive. Psyllium husk is relatively...
psyllium husk. Heather recommeds that IBS suffers...
...contains psyllium husk. Heather recommeds that IBS ...it. Have you tried Benefiber ? It is ...it is made from wheat dextrin which i...
add 5g of psyllium husk (Metamucil, for example) to 3 of my...
...add 5g of psyllium husk (Metamucil, for example) to ...works well for me, too. Wheat dextrin fiber supplements did nothin...
contains psyllium husk which Heather says can worsen...
Fibrogel contains psyllium husk which Heather says can worsen IBS symptoms. You might try Benefiber which contains wheat dextrin - a gluten soluble fiber....
out. psyllium husk version Equate Fiber Sugar Free...
...can flush everything out. psyllium husk version Equate Fiber Sugar ...Orange Sugar Free http://www.walmart.com/ip/Equate-Su...6.8-oz/10423306 Wheat Dextrin version Equate: 125 Servings...
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