• Mayo Clinic Minute: 5 tips for constipation alleviation without medication

a young woman sitting on a toilet trying to go to the bathroomConstipation is common, and it can be uncomfortable. Everyone gets stopped up now and then, and some go running for the laxatives. But there are ways to get things moving again without medication.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, physical therapist Laura Meihofer has five tips on how to conquer constipation without medication. Vivien Williams reports.

Watch: the Mayo Clinic Minute

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