The Guide to Natural Constipation Relief

Learn how to manage your symptoms and minimize discomfort.

The Guide to Natural Constipation Relief

While it might seem embarrassing, constipation is a common problem that affects many children and adults at different times of their life. While many medications are available to help get things moving, there are a lot of natural methods you can try to find relief.

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What's Normal?

Constipation can happen to anyone, but what’s defined as constipation can vary from person to person. Having a bowel movement anywhere from three times a day to three times a week is considered normal. If you go three times a day, not going for two days might qualify as constipation. On the other hand, if you go every few days, constipation might be more like a week.

The Dos & Don'ts of Taking Multiple Vitamins and Supplements

When it comes to combining supplements, it pays to know which may block each other from doing their good work and which may amplify their effects.

When it comes to combining vitamins, it pays to know which may block each other from doing their good work and which may amplify their effects.

Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D E, and K

Absorption is improved if you take fat-soluble vitamins with a meal containing healthy fats. One study found taking D with your largest meal of the day increases your blood level by 50%.

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