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A 52-year-old male asked about a 31-year-old female:

I am female mid 30s every couple of weeks i get constipation ,i eat fresh fruit ,vegetables i cook from fresh ,i exercise every day i drink water ,but still get constipated .i get things moving with senna capsules is this normal for some women?

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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: Sounds like you are doing everything right. However, maybe your Thyroid gland is producing less hormones. The gland if underactive can cause constipation on a regular basis. Next doctor visit request for a Thyroid blood test. It checks on your metabolism. Don't know until you have it checked.
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