Expert Video - Can I manage opioid-induced constipation (OIC) at home, or should I see a doctor?
In this video, expert gastroenterologist Dr. Satish Rao describes ways to manage your opioid-induced constipation (OIC) on your own. These include learning the best timing for your opioid medications and how to adjust and space out doses. He also discusses long-term approaches to pain management, including yoga and progressive muscle relaxation, and the importance of giving these approaches time to work. Finally, Dr. Rao discusses the role of diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes in reducing OIC and pain.
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