Myths Debunked: Fiber and Fluids No Panacea for Constipation

April 2005
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Apr2005, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p8
Focuses on myths and misconceptions about chronic constipation. Consequences of increasing dietary fiber intake for patients with severe constipation; Basis of debunking the idea that lack of fluids is a key contributor to constipation; Effect of using stimulant laxatives at recommended doses on the health of a patient; Advice on addressing the problem concerning chronic constipation.


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