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What natural remedies work well for chronic constipation?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: High fiber foods

People get confused about fiber, thinking they should just eat more fruit.
Study which foods have it. Examples are: bran cereals-read the side of the box for # grams. Try to get 30 grams in a day if your type of constipation responds well to fiber--not all do, though. Tasteadventure.Com is a website that sells great high fiber dry soups you can take to work in a baggy and add water and microwave.

In brief: High fiber foods

People get confused about fiber, thinking they should just eat more fruit.
Study which foods have it. Examples are: bran cereals-read the side of the box for # grams. Try to get 30 grams in a day if your type of constipation responds well to fiber--not all do, though. Tasteadventure.Com is a website that sells great high fiber dry soups you can take to work in a baggy and add water and microwave.
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diet and fluids

A good high fiber diet and plenty of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids should do the trick.
..Nothing more nothing less. 80-100 ounces of fluids per day at a minimum.

In brief: Diet and fluids

A good high fiber diet and plenty of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids should do the trick.
..Nothing more nothing less. 80-100 ounces of fluids per day at a minimum.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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