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Will eating a lot of bran make you bloat

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 41 years experience
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 45 years experience
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.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Bloating: If oats cause bloating they will likely do so in any form, try a different source of fiber.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connell Covington
Pediatrics 45 years experience
More fiber in diet: You need to get more fiber in your diet and maybe start taking a stool softener or mild laxative as needed. Also increase the water in your diet.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Favazza
Specializes in Psychiatry
See pharmacist: Talk with a pharmacist who will recommend any one of many over the counter meds that will help you achieve regular bowel movements.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shitel Patel
Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Bran: Anything in excess is bad. Try to balance your meals and condition. You can also keep a food diary and evaluate your symptoms. This may help you titr... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
High Fiber Diet : Will most likely not encounter any problems. Make sure your bowel movements are regularl & normal. Try to eat a varied diet so your body is exposed to... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Yogurt contains milk: Some people are quite sensitive to milk products - and as much as I like yogurt, you might want to try stopping consumption of that and seeing how you... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Where is the protein: Eating a bran muffin as part of a balanced meal and diet is not bad. It is predominantly carbohydrate, with little protein. A well balanced diet is ... Read More

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