Patient Comments: Constipation - Fiber and Laxatives
What type of fiber or laxatives have you found helpful in treating constipation?
A Doctor's View on Top 5 Foods to Avoid and 5 to Eat for Constipation
Read the Comment by William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
When planning your healthy diet, it helps to include plenty of high-fiber choices to help you stay regular. Try these five foods: prunes, beans, Kiwi, rye bread, and pears. Foods that can cause constipation are: chocolate, dairy products, red meat, bananas, and caffeine. Read the entire Doctor's View
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