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What can I take to help me have a bowel movement more than two times a week?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Many things

A good diet high in fiber with increased fruits and vegetables.
Prunes, prune juice, plums, apples, unprocessed bran, bran cereals, increase water and fluids. Try goind daily after a meal and a hot cup of beverage. Dr. David's recipee: 8 oz flax seed, sesame seeds and peled sunflower seeds. Mix equally. Take a tablespon up to three times a day or mix with cereals. Exercise too! ther r othr.

In brief: Many things

A good diet high in fiber with increased fruits and vegetables.
Prunes, prune juice, plums, apples, unprocessed bran, bran cereals, increase water and fluids. Try goind daily after a meal and a hot cup of beverage. Dr. David's recipee: 8 oz flax seed, sesame seeds and peled sunflower seeds. Mix equally. Take a tablespon up to three times a day or mix with cereals. Exercise too! ther r othr.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Ioana Bina
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Fiber

Try fiber supplementation, prune juice and magnesium supplementation.
Every day you should eat about 25-30 grams of fiber. If constipation persists or worsens, see your doctor.

In brief: Fiber

Try fiber supplementation, prune juice and magnesium supplementation.
Every day you should eat about 25-30 grams of fiber. If constipation persists or worsens, see your doctor.
Dr. Ioana Bina
Dr. Ioana Bina
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