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May 17, 2021
Age is not just a number. It also shows your body’s physiological changes, your digestive system included. While there is no recommended number/frequency of bowel movements required in a day, the regularity of defecation can cause health problems that should not be taken lightly. 
If you currently feel that your daily bowel movement needs improvement, take to heart these 3 tips for regular waste disposal.
No matter the age, having a regular bowel movement is a sign of a healthy digestive system. If you experience pain, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, loose bowel movement, or any like symptoms, please do not hesitate to consult your doctor for more treatment options.
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