The Gut Digest – Episode 2: How to reduce constipation in your patients taking iron
Do your patients stop taking their iron due to constipation? This can be a real frustration, and can even highjack their clinical outcome due to the importance of iron in physiological function. If they can’t take their iron, your pelvic pain patients may not be able to exercise, your incontinence patients make not be able to build their running time before leakage occurs, and your postpartum patients may not be able to ease their postural aches and pains.
So how can you help offset the risk of constipation in your patients who have been prescribed iron?
This is invaluable information we need to know, so I put a short video together here.