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Is coffee good for constipation?

Does the smell of fresh coffee raise you up in the morning? No one is alone. Coffee is drunk by 154 million Americans (75%), and over half drink it everyday. Coffee may boost mood, cognition, workout performance, and digestion. Is coffee healthy for constipation?Does the smell of coffee brewing in the morning motivate you to get out of bed? You have company. Nearly half of all U.S. adults (over 154 million) use coffee on a regular basis. Coffee has been shown to have positive effects on mood, cognition, exercise performance, and digestion for some. Is coffee really helpful for relieving constipation, though? Shilpa Mehra Dang, MD, a double board-certified gastroenterologist and internist at Medical Offices of Manhattan give us the truth. Read the article.