- Q Will I need laxatives to treat my constipation?
Most incidences of constipation are treated with a high-fiber diet, adequate fluids, and regular exercise. If these remedies do not relieve your symptoms, your doctor may prescribe a laxative to help restore normal bowel function. There are several... Full Answer
- Q What do I need to know about caring for someone with constipation?
If you are caring for someone who has constipation, you should be aware of their doctor's treatment plan and help them follow it. Constipation is usually treated with a high-fiber diet, fluids, exercise, and, in some cases, fiber supplements. Ask what... Full Answer