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Constipation can often be remedied by eating a healthy diet that includes 25 to 30 grams of fiber daily, according to the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons. In some cases, prescriptions medications, such as lax... More »

The best way to cure constipation without a laxative is to add more fiber to the diet and also exercise more, according to Mayo Clinic. Individuals should use the bathroom when the urge arises rather than attempting to d... More »

Using antacids provides quick relief for heartburn, but these medications cannot treat damage to the esophagus caused by stomach acid, according to Mayo Clinic. H-2-receptor antagonists may provide longer relief, but the... More »

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