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Dr. Valencia Porter
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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
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Yes.: It's not habit forming and is an excellent source of fiber.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Psyllium husk.: Psyllium husk is safe to use in the long term as a fiber and nutrient supplement. My concern with it is more the fact that it's easy. Remember that ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
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You could...: But it will alter the texture of your food.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Psyllium: can be found in a number of products at drug and grocery stores.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
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Size of particle: An organic product is an unregulated food supplement. The difference between whole and powder form is how the product is compounded. Powder form is s ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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I generally: Treat acute diverticulitis with 2 weeks of antibiotics and to stay on a no to low fiber diet for 6 weeks from diagnosis. I do not recommend starting p ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
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Added Fiber: That sure seems like too much. Remember in medicine that more is never better. This saying is repeatedly proven over and over in all kinds of scenario ... Read More

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