A member asked:

Does your metabolism and thyroid control how frequently you poop? if not - what does?

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Dr. Steven Hebert answered

Specializes in Pathology

Women frequently suffer from constipation. A daily dose of MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) can help you stay regular. Yes, people with hypothyroidism do suffer with constipation so metabolic rate has some relationship to gut motility.

Answered Jun 30, 2014



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