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Travel can be a challenge if you have a medical condition or other health concerns. But that doesn’t mean you have to stay home. Check out our guide to staying healthy while you travel.
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You can find relief whether your constipation is a typical case or something more serious. The difference comes in how you find relief.
Everyone gets constipated at one time or another. When you do, you feel bloated and blocked. You strain on the toilet with no results — or with results that are painful. But there are some things you can consider to help with the problem and decrease your risk of becoming constipated. Constipation occurs when bowel movements … Read More
You can fight traveler’s constipation or diarrhea by following your normal diet and exercise routine, drinking plenty of water and getting rest.