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Medications, being out of your routine and not getting enough exercise can all cause constipation. Seasontime/Shutterstock

Had constipation? Here are 4 things to help treat it

One in seven Australians report symptoms of constipation, which might include hard stools, straining to poo, or having fewer than three bowel motions a week. These four things can help.
Strange coloured poo is usually due to the food we’ve eaten, medication we’ve taken, or the processes involved in breaking down what we ingest. Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock

Why is my poo green?

Poo can come in a range of colours, including green. Most of the time there's nothing to worry about, but there are a few signs it's time to see your GP.

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