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Probiotics may ease constipation

June 24, 2019

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Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter

Julie Corliss is the executive editor of the Harvard Heart Letter. Before working at Harvard, she was a medical writer and editor at HealthNews, a consumer newsletter affiliated with The New England Journal of Medicine. She … See Full Bio
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Tina Henyr
September 9, 2014

Sometimes constipation occurred due to nutrient and fiber deficiency in our body so i suggest use multivitamins.

Dr.Nurul Ameen
September 4, 2014

Best suggestion..

None given
September 2, 2014

I can sure say they work for me.. 3 a day

George A Tattersfield
September 1, 2014

After having a bowel resection due to diverticulitis in 2006 I was told to make sure that I get plenty of fiber. My morning breakfast is:
1/3 cup of kelloggs Bran Buds
2/3 cup of Quaker natural Granola
Tablespoon of frozen blueberries
Skim milk.

Bye, bye problems with constipation.

Bijal Jethwa
August 27, 2014

Yes, It is true that probiotics help in food to digest well. Wen we were kids, my grand mother used to give us curd whenever we had problems related to digestion or constipation.

John Rokie
August 24, 2014

Well, this is my first visit to your blog! We are a group of volunteers and starting a new initiative in a community in the same niche. Your blog provided us valuable information to work on. You have done a marvelous job!

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