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How long do I need to take fiber supplements to make sure my constipation doesn't return? I used to be constipated and my doctor had me take fiber, then it went away. When can I stop taking it and not be at risk of having constipation again? .

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine
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In brief: Fiber

Either continue to take the supplement or look to ways to increase fiber in your diet.


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In brief: Fiber

Either continue to take the supplement or look to ways to increase fiber in your diet.


https://www.thedocstu.com/blog/wellness-consultant
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Hi,

Hi, a healthy diet is a life long goal.
You may not need to take supplemental fiber if your diet is healthy. Recommend 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day, 5 servings of vegetables, 4 servings of fruit, avoidng junk food, eating red meat in moderation and staying physically active.

In brief: Hi,

Hi, a healthy diet is a life long goal.
You may not need to take supplemental fiber if your diet is healthy. Recommend 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day, 5 servings of vegetables, 4 servings of fruit, avoidng junk food, eating red meat in moderation and staying physically active.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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