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Following these simple guidelines can help alleviate constipation and improve your digestive health.


Overview of the Healthy Ketogenic Diet and Intermittent Fasting:

0:00 Introduction: Dangers of laxatives
0:26 What is constipation?
3:48 Three steps to help alleviate constipation
3:58 First step: Intermittent fasting
4:08 Step two: Fixing your diet
5:26 Step three: Betaine hydrochloride supplements
5:50 Extra tips for constipation relief

When your diet is filled with processed foods and lacking essential nutrients, it can lead to constipation.

The most common type of constipation is primary constipation, in which constipation is the primary issue rather than being caused by a tumor or obstruction. The first line of treatment for constipation like this is often a petroleum-based medication called polyethylene glycol, but it can cause other problems.

Microbes are vital in breaking down fiber and supporting healthy digestion. When our diet lacks these beneficial microbes, it can lead to problems such as bloating, cramping, and constipation.

The first step is to practice intermittent fasting by eating only two meals daily with no snacks. This gives the digestive system a chance to rest and catch up.

The second step is fixing your diet by simplifying meals and avoiding processed and refined foods. This also includes incorporating grass-fed meat, fermented foods, including sauerkraut, to provide beneficial microbes for a healthy gut. Following a Healthy Keto® diet is also beneficial.

The third step is supplementing with betaine hydrochloride to increase stomach acid and improve digestion. This can also help alleviate constipation by lubricating the colon with bile.

In addition to these steps, consuming plants raised on healthy soils can provide essential nutrients and beneficial microbes for a healthy gut. Magnesium and vitamin B1 can help promote regular bowel movements. Castor oil and senna are also good natural remedies for constipation.

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, age 59, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals. He no longer practices but focuses on health education through social media.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients, so he can focus on educating people as a full-time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose, and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, prescription, or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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Thanks for watching! Take control of your digestive health and start implementing these three steps today. I'll see you in the next video!

Dave McKinnon

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    Not doing a 12M celebration video shows how humble this person is… Go, Dr. Berg! Edit: I’d be surprised if he didn’t do it in the near future. He might have just didn’t have the time.

    • @Drberg says:

      Really appreciate the support, thanks for watching!

    • @alvinkim1305 says:

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  • @user-sb1yw8mq7o says:

    One spoon of Olive oil in the morning. Prevent constipation

  • @TG-vg3qe says:

    A large glass of water followed by a large cup of black coffee also helps.

  • @donovanweaver2436 says:

    I drink a cup of coffee and 15 minutes later, Shazam!

  • @joyinthemorning44 says:

    My mother developed a blockage near the end of her life. It was caused by excessive use of Excederine (aspirin, tylenol, caffeine) which caused a foot long ulcer in her colon. It took 8 days of hospitalization to clear it and months to heal the ulcer.

  • @princessmagical says:

    Can you make a video about how we can make absolutely sure that our colons are completely cleaned out and no dried feces are remaining on the colon wall? Please?

  • @TomatoesforBrains says:

    I’ve always had constipation, but lately I’ve been regular. I think with me it’s the seed oils. I make my own dressings and mayo now for salads. I also been eating full fat plain skyr. I add maybe a tablespoon of chia seed, a few walnuts, and some berries. Also added a supplement, Magnesium Glycinate. I feel so much better in my digestion.

  • @anjajune6747 says:

    bodies are specific. i was battling constipation all my life, severe constipation last 4 years (bowel movement 1 a week or less).. started eating more meat (not keto), low-carbohydrate diet, gluten free, soy free, dairy free (replacing all wheat, soy, oats, corn with legumes and nuts). Only quinoa once a week. If i eat pasta I eat lentil or bean pasta only. I eat low carbohydrate/keto bread. for me the difference is soluble and insoluble fiber.. beans made me poop finally.. i eat lots of veggies (cooked mostly, little amounts of salad – but that is all insoluble fiber). i take magnesium citrate one every 2 days. also drink 2 liters of water. and somehow it started to work. i was bloated at first from beans..but much much less when i do not eat other carbs with them like i used too. so beans, cooked veggies and meat. and nuts. my texture and frequency changed to normal. i still see difference within my menstrual cycle as i suspect that my digestion fluctuates with my hormones..and since i am pre-menopause and hashimoto my hormones are a mess… working on it… at least i am pooping regularly which helps with estrogen excess.. (i have fibroids too)…ah it never ends.. but beans and legumes and nuts seem to be working for me. and low carb. and walking and moving every day without exception.

  • @pamelahooper7851 says:

    Dr Dr B. You are the ONLY person who says that eating veggies may not be the best thing – Thank you. The more veggies I eat the worse it gets (and I love my veggies a lot) – I don’t even mention it to my GP as I know they wouldn’t believe me. In fact, the less veggies I eat the better it gets. Thank you for your informations and intelligence and for passing this information to us.

    • @Drberg says:

      You are very welcome, so glad it is helpful.

    • @ism8144 says:

      OMG, yes! I eat a salad and I feel so heavy! I don’t eat eat it much and definitely stay away from whole grains! Still, If I go 2x a week, I am lucky. But I feel it’s always been like this for me. So I brush it off.

    • @aajitpal says:

      I do 16 to 20 hr IF daily and 2mad on low carb diet. Initially my gut was going brilliant but after that it went back to same old state. What’s wrong here​@@Drberg

  • @Funsoul8 says:

    I use that powder “CALM” at night before bed. It has magnesium in it.

  • @paulamugabi7320 says:

    Chia seed smoothie 😋😋😋
    Green leafy vegetables fruit and water

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  • @sgtaneja says:

    The most critical factor for a flawless defecation on a regular basis is high quality deep Sleep. That is when peristalsis is flawless and your para sympathetic nervous system at its best in modulating MMC – migrating motor complex.
    Some of the stuff I’ve discovered that helps immensely.

    1. Electrolytes and Hydration – potassium (critical), magnesium (important), salt (important), water intake (important,).

    2. Amino acids – L-tryptophan (serotonin is critical for bowel motility), Glycine, Taurine (for bile, bile is critical for fecal volume, color, detoxification , and motility).

    3. Methylation – B vitamins esp B6, folate, B12 and B3 influence bile output, detox pathways, bowel motility patterns.

    4. Prebiotic fiber and polyphenols – help synthesise SCFA’s that directly promote integrity of large bowel lining and act as fuel source- you could consider entric coated butyrate also.

    5. Physical activity – critical to support blood circulation to your entire gut – Brisk walking, keggel, and stretching ezcersises of pelvic and abdominal reigion.

    6. Finally Deep therapeutic Sleep – Avoid carbs/sugars/alcohol/caffeine/blue light at night , ++ potassium, magnesium, glycine, tryptophan, theanine, myo-inositol, folate.

    • @tamilynedwards8388 says:

      Wow, it just shouldn’t be this hard to do something that is supposed to be so natural!! All my life I’ve’s a full time job!!!!

  • @adityadevraj4823 says:

    Sena leaf is one remedy in Ayurveda for constipation. There are 127 such remedies in Ayurvedic medicine. I am an Indian and after watching your videos I realised how important liver is for our over all health. After that I care only about what I eat and intermittent fasting. Now I am totally on Ayurvedic Remedies (100% herbal).
    Thank You 🙏🙏🙏for your generous advice and videos, you are doing a great job for free that most of the doctors don’t do, even after charging a lot.

  • @insideoutfitnessfan3353 says:

    My whold life I suffered with constipation. In 2009 I completely changed lifestyle to a whole foods low-fat diet, plenty of exercise and vegetables. My constipation worsened. I went through years of pain in my digestive tract, trying everything. Until I cut vegetables out and went on a high fat carnivore diet and prolonged fasting. It healed my gut quickly and I have never felt better! No more gut pain or constipation- unless I add in too many veggies or seasonings. For me, high fat carnivore and fasting keeps me feeling light and energetic!!

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