Some recommended treatments for constipation include eating more fiber, drinking enough water and regularly exercising, according to WebMD. Laxatives may also work for constipation, but doctors recommend trying other tre... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Fiber and fiber bulking agents are the laxative treatments most recommended by doctors, according to WebMD. This can come in the form of natural fiber in foods or in some over-the-counter laxatives, such as Benefiber, Eq... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

To treat chronic constipation, increase fiber intake through bulking laxatives, such as Metamucil, Benefiber and Fiber-Lax, suggests WebMD. Slower stool softeners, such as Colace, are generally prescribed for people reco... More » Health Medications & Vitamins
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