A 26-year-old female asked:
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How can you loose wait without a lot of exercise in the cold weather..And also having constipation issues for over a month?

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Dr. Alyson Simpson
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Diet: Improving diet can be helpful. Increase your intake of water and sugar free drinks. Eating smaller, more frequent meals so you have less cravings at night and stabilize your sugar levels. Fresh fruits including apples, strawberries, and blueberries can loosen stools. Limit bananas.
Answered on May 5, 2015

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