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stool softeners for adults

Stool Softeners for Adults: What You Need to Know

Stool softeners are a type of laxative that helps relieve constipation. While stool softeners for adults are a laxative, not all laxatives are stool softeners. The term laxative refers to a wide range of substances, including stool softeners. Each type of laxative works differently.  Common Over-the-Counter (OTC) laxatives include both oral and rectal dosing. Some…
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Home Remedies for Constipation

Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation is uncomfortable and disruptive to your life, so when suffering from constipation you want to do what you can to relieve symptoms and get your bowel movements back on track. There are several home remedies you can try before (or in addition to) appropriate medication, that help relieve constipation and avoid it in the…
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laxatives

Laxatives: What You Need to Know

Constipation is a very common gastrointestinal condition, affecting about 42 million Americans, or 15% of the population. Constipation is a growing issue in America. Situations that place people at risk for acute constipation include imposed immobility, a change in toileting habits, dietary changes (whether self-imposed by dieting or for medical reasons), medications and stress. The…
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Fiber is Essential to Overall Healthy Habit Adult Constipation

Fiber is Essential to Overall Health

Are you someone who works hard to maintain your healthy eating habits? Maybe you’ll eat a sugary cereal or some chips every once in a while, but do you usually like to make sure what you’re eating is not only tasty but good for your health? We understand and want to help ensure you’re able…
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bowel incontinence mini enema adult constipation

Christopher and Dana Reeve Quality of Life Grants: Helping Non-Profits Help People with Disabilities

For over 17 years, the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation has proudly granted funds to nonprofits serving individuals with disabilities, and are an important resource for any non-profits seeking assistance for individuals and families living with paralysis. The Foundation is always looking for qualified Quality of Life Grant recipients to help people live a more…
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Skin Care and Bowel Care Adult Constipation

Protecting Your Skin is Essential to Overall Health

The old saying ‘beauty is only skin deep’ emphasizes that physical beauty isn’t everything, and that our worth, identity, and health are about what’s on the inside, not the outside. When it comes to our skin, however, this old adage falls a bit short, because caring for our skin is part of how we care…
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Military Wellness

USO Supports Military Wellness

The United Service Organizations (USO) has been serving military service members and their families for more than 75 years. In recent years, the USO has placed a stronger focus on military wellness to ensure active service members and their families can thrive in their day-to-day lives, while also coping with serious matters such as injuries…
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Ideas for Military Charities to Support this Holiday Season

Ideas for Military Charities to Support this Holiday Season

You know the holiday season – and shopping season – is upon us when you hear the familiar sound of the Salvation Army ringing bell. The Salvation Army is one of thousands of organizations that offer programs and services that support the military community. When you’re feeling charitable, though, it’s nice to know exactly where…
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