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how to use psyllium husks while breastfeeding

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Follow directions on can, usually 1 tbsp in 8 oz water does it daily

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Psyllium is a seed and the seed and husk (outer shell) is used as a source of soluble fiber. It is not a grain.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Med question: yes it would be ok to do so, provided there are no other reasons not to take flanax (allergy, high blood pressure, kidney disease, heart disease, high ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: It is a naturalsource of fiber, it bulks uo the stool.To hrlp with good bowel movement. Need to take it with adequate water.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
You could...: But it will alter the texture of your food.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Can interfere: Psyllium can interfere with absorption of many vitamins -- both fat soluble and water soluble ones like b12. For this reason it's best to take your v ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Psyllium husk: Psyllium does not interfere with warfarin.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
A lot: In generally, psyllium husk is not a great supplement to help lower cholesterol. Based on an analysis of 8 large studies, it was noted that consumptio ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
No, It's good for yo: No in fact it is beneficial for health. It relieves the symptoms of constipation and hemorrhoids and it prevents against colon cancer.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe: it is a plain plant derived fiber not different than the fiber in vegetables but a bit more easily packaged.

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