How safe are stool softeners?

Answer Stool softeners are not laxatives, although some can do both. The most used stool softener is Colace ( or the generic Docusate Sodium). The stool softener is to prevent straining and constipation.... Read More »

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Is it safe to use stool softeners in first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes, absolutely! Docolax is safe and soft on the sensitive tummy!

Are stool softeners supposed to be applied directly to the stool?

Is it dangerous to take stool softeners laxatives and prune juice at the same time.?

Of course it is. The best plan is the mildest one. Eat a number of prunes (the juice doesn't work as well, you need the fiber), drink plenty of water, and walk around a lot. The combination of fibe... Read More »

Are water softeners safe for septic tanks?

On One Hand: Brine May Destroy Good BacteriaPeople who have problems with hard water often install water softening systems to combat this. But these softeners utilize brine. Experts such as Matthe... Read More »