I have constant constipation?

I have constant constipation, I am 80 yr and have always been regular and have gone several times a day. I had prostate ca, currently under control, have been on many medications for over 20 yrs. I do eat a lot of fruit and cereal, balanced meals. I came down with shingles the last part of April and have been on all the shingles meds and I am still on the steroids. I take laxatives and use Fleet enema when it gets so bad, but even that has stopped working. I have talked to family dr and get no results. CA doctor said to take Miralax and it did nothing. I have taken Metamucil, milk and black strap molasses.
I need to know what I can do to get some relief. I walk every night around my 2 acres 3 laps to get my exercise. I have been eating a lot of fruit.

Age: 80
Medications: synthroid 175 mg,isosord 15 mg,crestor 20 mg,lupron shot every 3 mo.steroids 10mg

1 Comment on “I have constant constipation?

  1. In my opinion the cause of your constipation is either your prostate medication of resulting from the shingles. You should speak to your Doctor about changing your medications. In the meantime I recommend you make sure you drink plenty of fluids and eat/drink probiotic foods and take probiotic supplementation.

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