Are Laxatives Safe?

Source: Are Laxatives Safe? by Dr. Edward Group  Our customer service department regularly gets feedback from customers who question the safety of laxatives. These folks are right to be concerned. Although constipation is a leading bloating problem that needs remedy, and laxatives are often thought of as that remedy, this is a topic that really deserves a … Continue reading Are Laxatives Safe?

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What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

Source: What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop by Dr. Edward Group  Your poop is an important indicator of how your body is running and your current health status. While using the appearance of your poop to gauge your wellness may seem strange to some, it is a medically proven way to detect an … Continue reading What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

Source: Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions by Dr. Edward Group Almost everyone has or will experience some form of constipation during their life. Signs or symptoms of occasional constipation include infrequent bowel movements, painful stools, bloating, and the need to strain to pass waste. Causes of constipation include a poor diet, dehydration, and a lack … Continue reading Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber

Source: The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber by Dr. Edward Group   Dietary fiber is a type of carbohydrate that your body cannot digest. This essential nutrient is found only in plants; you can’t get it from animal products. Although fiber passes through your gut undigested, it’s a very important nutrient for maintaining health. The Benefits of … Continue reading The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber

Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

Source: Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy by Dr. Edward Group  Pregnancy is tough. You’re exhausted, bloated, nauseous, broken out, and your feet and ankles are so swollen that they look like a hot water bottle with toes. As if creating life wasn’t enough of a challenge, over half of pregnant women must also contend with a … Continue reading Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever

Source: Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever by Dr. Edward Group   You may have heard about prune juice for babies or older adults, but this purple-colored drink is breaking old stereotypes and gaining a whole new following. Don’t be mistaken, the health benefits of prune juice still include constipation relief, but that is not all it … Continue reading Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever

Benefits of Beets: How Can They Boost Your Health?

Source: Benefits of Beets: How Can They Boost Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group   When it comes to healthy foods, it’s hard to beat beets. The nutrition facts for beets don’t lie. They are a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that are great for your health—antioxidants and fiber just to name two. Beets support heart health, liver … Continue reading Benefits of Beets: How Can They Boost Your Health?

What’s the Best Instant Laxative for Quick Relief?

Source: What’s the Best Instant Laxative for Quick Relief? by Dr. Edward Group  Going number two probably isn’t something you think much about, but when not going becomes physically uncomfortable, it’s at the forefront of your thoughts. When you’re faced with occasional constipation and need relief fast, you probably head to the pharmacy. Unfortunately, many over-the-counter laxatives … Continue reading What’s the Best Instant Laxative for Quick Relief?

Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies

Source: Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies by Dr. Edward Group  Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also known as mucous colitis or spastic colon, is a chronic gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. Put simply, that means that your bowels behave abnormally without evidence of damage from the disease. IBS affects 10 to 15 percent of adults in the … Continue reading Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies

The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief

Source: The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief by Dr. Edward Group  Constipation is a taboo subject for many people. If you’re too embarrassed to discuss it, know that you are far from alone. Constipation affects about 14% of adults in the United States and accounts for an astounding 3.2 million medical visits every year. … Continue reading The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief