In many cases, you can prevent constipation by taking the following steps:
Add more fiber to your diet - Set a dietary goal of 25 grams to 30 grams of fiber daily. Choose from a variety of high-fiber foods such as beans, broccoli, carrots, bran, whole grains and fresh fruits. To avoid bloating and gas, add these foods gradually over a period of several days.
Drink adequate amounts of fluid - For most healthy adults, this is the...
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