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31 Jul 2008

Dear Doc
My husband drinks every weekend (beer) and sometimes during the week. my problem is i am so afraid of his health that i make him take sentrum every day but i dont think they are helping him coz he has a very weak bowl movement and i know that its bcoz of his drinking bcoz we are healthy, my problem is that i dont know how to make his bowl movement better, i have tryed every medication prescribed by our GP.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear KG
If he drinks beer but does not eat properly he would not have normal stools as there are a lot of calories in beer but not much fibre or bulk. He needs to eat a well balanced diet with lots of fruit and vegetables ( 5 portions a day) , with complex carbohydrates like brown bread, brown rice or high fibre foods, and some proteien each day.
Dr Bets
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