It's been about a year now i've been on laxatives & lots of fiber gummies to be able to have one daily bowel movement. if i don't take one of the two i won't have a bowel movement for days. i drink plenty of water & my diet is healthy. i'm also having tro
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Family Medicine 35 years experience
For constipation: take Senna. Senna is a very safe natural plant product with a wide dosage range. Start by taking 2 tablets at bedtime, if you do not have a comfortable bowel movement (BM) the next day, take 4 tablets the next night. You can continue to increase the dose by 2 tablets every night until it works (up to 16 tablets). It is safe and effective to continue taking the dose that works every night.
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