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Cleveland Clinic: “Constipation.”
Harvard Health Publications: “Probiotics may ease constipation.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Constipation.”
Kids Health: “Constipation.”
Kings College of London: “The effect of probiotics on functional constipation in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials”
LiveScience.com: “Constipation: Causes, Symptoms and Solutions,” “Why does coffee make you poop?”
Mayo Clinic: “Constipation in Children,” “Dehydration,” “Hangovers,” “Low-fiber diet.”
National Health Service in England: “Good foods to help your digestion.”
National Institute on Aging: “Concerned About Constipation?”
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