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4 Signs You Are Not Eating Enough Fiber

The average American gets less than 15 grams of fiber per day -- not even 40% of the recommended amount, 40 grams. Unfortunately, foods stripped of their fiber abound around us -- such as white flour,…

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6 Remedies to Keep You Regular

Bowel health is not what you would call a water cooler topic of conversation. Waste elimination is a private matter and often a private struggle for many people.  Professional opinions vary on how man…

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The Best Fix for Constipation

Though there is an International Prune Association keeping us all apprised of the latest prune news from around the world, the California prune board successfully pressured the U.S. Food and Drug Admi…

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Low Thyroid? How to Conduct a Basal Temperature Test

The Basal Temperature Test is not to be used as a replacement for a proper medical assessment.  Instead it can help you determine whether you may have a thyroid imbalance and a low functioning thyroid…

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Is an Underactive Thyroid Making You Overweight?

Because the thyroid gland is involved in so many functions in the body, an under-functioning thyroid gland can result in many possible symptoms. The following list includes many of the most common sym…

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Alternative Therapies for Digestive Problems

If you've got digestive issues ranging from constipation and diarrhea to irritable bowel syndrome, various alternative therapies may help you feel better.    …

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Bowel Obstructions 101

Think you're just constipated? Not so fast. It's possible that your lack of regularity may be a sign of a bigger digestive issue - bowel obstructions.…

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Curing Constipation

Looking to move thing along? Fortunately, most of the time constipation is relatively simple to cure. Watch this to see how. …

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Diagnosing Constipation

All right, you're constipated. You just can't "go." But how do you know if this calls for a visit to your doctor? Don't worry, our expert will let you know.…

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Constipation 101

You know those days when things are moving along just fine and then, well, they're not? That unpleasant surprise is constipation. Find out why 4 million Americans experience this backup.…

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