Can’t go? We ask experts how to prevent or relieve constipation, and when it’s an emergency. Photo: Shutterstock
Can’t go? We ask experts how to prevent or relieve constipation, and when it’s an emergency. Photo: Shutterstock
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How to prevent or relieve constipation: its causes, remedies, and when it’s an emergency – expert advice on staying regular

  • With December being constipation awareness month, we talk to doctors about how bad it really is for our systems and what can we do to avoid or ease it
  • One go-to remedy? A spoon of flaxseeds or chia seeds with plenty of water first thing in the morning; prunes work well too

Can’t go? We ask experts how to prevent or relieve constipation, and when it’s an emergency. Photo: Shutterstock
Can’t go? We ask experts how to prevent or relieve constipation, and when it’s an emergency. Photo: Shutterstock
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