Easy ways to stay regular

Increasing fluids may help improve regularity. In general, healthy older adults should consume about 3 to 6 cups of fluid per day.
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Published: October, 2015

Improve digestive health by addressing underlying causes of irregularity, as well as fluids, diet, and exercise.

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