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Getting irregular?

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

It is not a comfortable conversation- but your digestive system is an important part of your health.

We have tips to keep you "regular" in this week's Neighborhood Health Watch.

Dr. William Ferrar in Henrico has advice for patients who are little irregular.

Diet is still the basic approach to regular bowel movements.

Eat extra fruits and vegetables with all meals, but not more liquids.

After diet concerns, add stool softeners. Up to four capsules a day with milk of magnesia and fiber supplements like Metamucil and Miralax. These soften the stool.

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