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I have what i'm told is chronic constipation. What are good ways to treat this?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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In brief: See a GI

Foods high in fat tend to constipate you.
Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated so increase water, juice etc. See a GI specialist to rule out another cause of your problem. Supplements can then be added until you have regular bms. Very rarely you may need surgery.

In brief: See a GI

Foods high in fat tend to constipate you.
Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated so increase water, juice etc. See a GI specialist to rule out another cause of your problem. Supplements can then be added until you have regular bms. Very rarely you may need surgery.
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