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How do I avoid developing constipation?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
2 doctors agree

In brief: Keep hydrated

Drink plenty of water and fluids.
Addition of fresh fruits and vegetables along with cereals will increase fiber naturally.

In brief: Keep hydrated

Drink plenty of water and fluids.
Addition of fresh fruits and vegetables along with cereals will increase fiber naturally.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Diet & emptying

Stool consistancy depends on two main factors: what u eat & how long it stays in the system. After nutrient removal, the watery debris passes thru the lg bowel where water is removed.
The longer it stays in, the firmer/drier it will be.If you make 7oz of poo/d you should empty 7 or more.Some foods(apples, pasta) slow transit, some(fruits, vegies) speed transit.Regular effective emptying help u avoid it.

In brief: Diet & emptying

Stool consistancy depends on two main factors: what u eat & how long it stays in the system. After nutrient removal, the watery debris passes thru the lg bowel where water is removed.
The longer it stays in, the firmer/drier it will be.If you make 7oz of poo/d you should empty 7 or more.Some foods(apples, pasta) slow transit, some(fruits, vegies) speed transit.Regular effective emptying help u avoid it.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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