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My digestive system seems to have become inefficient since I am older n past menops. Gas n bathroom more than 1x/day. What to do to improve?

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Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry
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In brief: Diet

Diet is usually the main cause of bowel issues.
A regular diet high in fiber and only about 20% carbohydrates should help the issue. Also avoid caffiene, spicy food and carbonated beverages. Also, as we age, we tolerate dairy less to a lactose free diet should help too.

In brief: Diet

Diet is usually the main cause of bowel issues.
A regular diet high in fiber and only about 20% carbohydrates should help the issue. Also avoid caffiene, spicy food and carbonated beverages. Also, as we age, we tolerate dairy less to a lactose free diet should help too.
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