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will eating a lot of bran make you bloat

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Improve overall diet: What type of foods are you eating. You need to have stool test done looking at aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, digestive enzymes. Also suggest food se ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Fiber: You hit yourself with a lot of fiber. If your body is not used to this type of diet, this can be the consequences.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Bloating: If oats cause bloating they will likely do so in any form, try a different source of fiber.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Bloated: Raisin bran will definitely draw extra fluid into your bowel and stimulate a bowel movement. Maybe try a smaller amount or alter the timing of your ce ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps: Certain veggies, like beets could make your stool dark.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,thats possible,: especially if you're eating very little regular food. Fiber alone won't do it.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Any food when consumed in excess of your need will cause you to gain weight.All the fruit you mention contains carbohydrates, fats and protein.A banan ... Read More
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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 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 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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
SeveralIssuesComplex: Stomach & intestinal activity is under brain/mind (subconscious) control 24/7 & there are many variables. In any case, increased volume of food intake ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Only if a you gain : Weight in general. Then a certain amount of that fat will go to the buttock. Peanut butter is high in calories.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Water: Make sure to drink plenty of water and having a diet high in fiber.
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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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: BTW TOO MUCH of ANYTHING even "HEALTHY"THINGS is a BAD idea!!! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Neff
Dr. Marc Neff answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Diets weight loss: There are hundreds of diets out there. Many work, many don't. They often don't take into account that people come in different heights, me rights, a ... 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Dieting: Good question. But no. It just stretches the stomach allowing room for more food. Please eat slower. Cut out all sugars. Make proteins the main sour ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well, my first: Suggestion would be to be more open minded. Another option is to buy fresh organic produce and juice it just before drinking it.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely.: Sounds like a good part of a healthy and balanced diet.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: Yes. It definitely helps. Please do exercise also.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See your docotrr: It sounds like you may have an eating problem. There is no simple answer to your question. If you are binge eating you really should seek medical assi ... Read More
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.

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