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Any good advice on having normal bowel movements.

I have tried a variety of remedies with little success..

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:01 AM on May. 24, 2009 in Health

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  • Metamucil and lots of water.

    Answer by Tickledtrauma at 3:49 AM on May. 24, 2009

  • Life cereal...seriously works

    Answer by BethTTC at 4:27 AM on May. 24, 2009

  • Since I don't know what you tried (or if your issue is too often or not often enough), I will make a few suggestions.
    Are you getting enough exercise? At least 20 minutes a day at least 3 times a week, even if it is walking.
    Are you drinking enough water? At least 8 8oz glasses a day.
    Are you eating your fruits and vegetables? 7-8 servings, in at least 3 different colors, every day.
    Are you eating whole grains? You should have 6-7 servings a day.
    Dairy can be constipating and can cause loose stools; try cutting back on or or eliminating it.
    Meat does not have fiber and can really mess up your digestive system; try eliminating meat for a few days; eat beans, lentils and tofu.
    If you would like meal or recipe ideas, let me know!

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:23 AM on May. 24, 2009

  • What is your issue?  Are you constipated or have diarrhea?


    Answer by beeky at 7:47 AM on May. 24, 2009

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