A 55-year-old female asked:
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have had chronic constipation since age 3. eat hi-fiber diet, lots of water, yogurt daily, etc any alternative to taking miralax (polyethylene glycol) the rest of my life?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Constipation: High fiber food is essential. Aim for 25 grams per day of fiber. Add one apple per day. Add 4 prunes per day. Drink 4 ounces of prune juice per day. Drink water. Avoid bananas. Exercise each day - walking is best.
Answered on Sep 7, 2014
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