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can dieting cause constipation

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Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Magnesium helps: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes you ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
KeepActivity&HiFiber: foods up. Activity: walking/running, etc. most effective. Also very effective is ↑ed quantities of high fiber/low nutritional value vegetable based fo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Not best choice: Not all almond milk is gluten free. Check the label. Almond milk is very low in protein and fat which growing children may need. It can be high in sug ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Fiber/fluids/exercis: Best way to combat constipation is plenty of fiber, fluids & exercise. Avoid iron & other constipating meds. If that's not enough, time to go ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: This is not normal. Speak with a gastroenterologist asap.
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Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Denervation: Any type of spine or disc surgery can possibly (although rarely) affect motor nerves to the colon. Need to see both a neurologist and a GI physician.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Risotto: Is an italian rice dish. If you have a diet that is high in this type of carbs and is lacking in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and other sources of ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Not listed: as a side effect of this medicine. Known side effects include: allergic or hypersensitivity reactions such as anaphylactic reactions angioedema face ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maz Ghodsian
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Overeat/Constipation: Overeating may cause constipation by increasing the intestinal waste . This may lead to improper colon function and distension of the colon possibly a ... Read More
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