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does eating a lot of licorice make you sick

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
In some people,: eating large amounts over time can cause medical problems. It may cause abnormal heart rhythms, hypertension, edema, lethargy, & congestive he ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Glycyrrhizin: Some licorice contains glycyrrhizin which has potential to cause side effects like numbness, muscular aches, high blood pressure, fatigue, fluid rete ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Black stool: Eating black licorice is a known cause of black stools. Bile in stool causes green color. Blood in the upper GI tract acted on by digestive enzymes t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
If you eat a lot of : It high BP can can result.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Hypoglycemia...: Ingestion of processed foods and soda pop causes our blood sugar to spike triggering Insulin release which drives down the sugar in the blood to low l ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, of course not: That adds some flavoring to the water, but has similar effects to just drinking plain water.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
See physician: First, see your physician for an evaluation of this problem, and to check your overall health. Also, you can attend overeater's anonymous, which offe ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes - Bulimia Nervos: What you describe is one of the more common eating disorders and it can range in severity. Therapists with experience in treating it are often quite s ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: It can cause fluid retention, elevate your blood pressure, cause dehydration, dry mouth, headache, nausea, vomiting, fatigue. In high doses, it can c ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: it would ultimately depend on what are the ingredients in the meal replacements. pay specific attention to the fiber content and evaluate if they are ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
CIPD: Cipd or chronic inflammatory polradiculo-neuropathy is an immune inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nerves. As such, one may have trouble swallow ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
You mention drinking: not eating. Drinking that much may not be an eating disorder but something else. Please check w/doc to rule out diabetes. Frequent urination? Peac ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Probably should: act as a laxative because of a lot of fiber in it.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Drinking an excessive amount of fluid in a short amount of time can make one feel ill. Potentially can also cause problems with electrolytes in the bl ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
ALOPECIA TX: NO: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
It does not cause: An eating disorder per se. It would take a full psychiatric evaluation by an eating disorder specialist to determine if you actually have an eating di ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If caffienated: & consumed in the evening - it can lead to sleep problems. Always use good sleep hygiene.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly so: Changes in appetite and eating -- either increases or decreases -- often accompany depression. Using food to modulate mood is very common also. Peop ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
Need to see doctor: The symptom you have could be several possibilities. Gallbladder just one of them. I recommend you need to see your doctor to get a complete check up.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Grapes and bowels: No grapes do not always make you go fruits and vegetables have a lot of fiber which will make you go to the bathroom more often but this is not a di ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes and no: That would be referred to as a binge eating episode. If, you were to do that over a prolonged period of weeks and multiple times per week then that wo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Probably.: If you are drinking any sugared beverage throughout the day you are at great risk of tooth decay and diabetes. Try to enjoy the flavor of the tea itse ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Apples: Each person may have unique food allergies or intolerances. Or you may be reacting to the high pesticide load in apples. According to the environmen ... Read More
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