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Can sunflower seeds cause constipation?

Can sunflower seeds cause constipation?

Some people use: Sunflower seeds as a way to avoid constipation. There was one case of a sunflower bezoar causing a fecal impaction (weird !). ...Read more

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Can chia seeds cause palpitations?

Can chia seeds cause palpitations?

Chia: I agree with dr. Ali -- chia seeds have been eaten safely for years, and even the ancient aztecs enjoyed them. Clinical studies show they may reduce blood pressure, hb a1c, fibrinogen, and high-sensitivity c-reactive protein -- making them potentially heart-protective. http://tinyurl.com/lts5d79 i can find no mention of palpitations. Please work with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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Can granola cause constipation?

Can granola cause constipation?

Hard to Say: Many foods can contribute to constipation. Typically the nuts, grains, and dried fruit in many granolas should help maintain regular stools, but this requires plenty of water intake. Even with high-fiber foods, inadequate fluids can cause constipation to occur. That said, examining diet, fluids, and exercise overall, rather than a single component, will yield the most complete answer. ...Read more

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Can sunflower seeds lead to intestinal issues?

Can sunflower seeds lead to intestinal issues?

Seeds: We used to think that ingested seeds could irritate diverticuli and cause diverticulitis, however some of the more recent literature disputes this. Sunflower seeds are a good source of b vitamins and e. Enjoy them as a part of a balanced diet. ...Read more

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Does flax oil cause constipation?

Does flax oil cause constipation?

It can...: Treatment with flaxseed oil may cause harmful upset stomach side effects, such as nausea, bloating or stomach pain, MedlinePlus reports. You may also experience constipation or diarrhea, which may exacerbate upset stomach side effects. Ref: http://www.livestrong.com/article/320088-dangers-harmful-side-effects-of-flaxseed-oil/ ...Read more

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Can flax seed cause fecal incontinence?

Can flax seed cause fecal incontinence?

No: There is no evidence or even anecdotal reference to that. Fecal incontinence is a sign of potentially serious spinal, neurological or colorectal disease. Please consult your PCP urgently if you have this complaint. ...Read more

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Can taking fish oil cause constipation.

Can taking fish oil cause constipation.

Probably not: You can only find out by holding it for a few days. ...Read more

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Can flaxseed oil cause consitpation?

Can flaxseed oil cause consitpation?

Flaxseed: Flaxseed contains fiber and if taken without adequate water could cause constipation. I am unaware of flaxseed oil causing constipation. ...Read more

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Can oatmeal cause constipation?

Can oatmeal cause constipation?

Not if you are: Well hydrated. Fiber without sufficient hydration can be clogging. ...Read more

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Can mebervine cause constipation?

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Can mebervine cause constipation?

Not listed: as a side effect of this medicine. Known side effects include: allergic or hypersensitivity reactions such as anaphylactic reactions angioedema face edema skin rash or rashes urticaria ...Read more

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Can almond milk cause constipation?

Can almond milk cause constipation?

Not really: Almond milk doesn't in of itself cause constipation. A diet low in fluids and fiber contributes to constipation. So if having almond milk with a low fiber diet, one might find constipation. If having almond milk with a lot of fiber in the diet- like fresh fruits and vegetables- constipation should not be a problem ...Read more

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Can chia seeds and hemp hearts cause gastric bloating and pain?

Can chia seeds and hemp hearts cause gastric bloating and pain?

My answer is only: About chia seeds. Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). This is more likely to occur with ingestion of larger amounts of chia seeds. ...Read more

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Do almonds cause constipation?

Doubtful, since a: 1 oz. Serving of whole almonds (28 to 30 almonds) contains 3 g of dietary fiber. (14 % of the rda). ...Read more

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Does avocado cause constipation?

Does avocado cause constipation?

Avocado: Avocados have 13.5 grams of dietary fiber (54% of ada daily recommended amount). They contain potassium ; magnesium which help protect against constipation. ...Read more

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Is it true eating nuts seeds or berries can cause diverticulitis?

Is it true eating nuts seeds or berries can cause diverticulitis?

Probably not: It was once thought that such things could lodge in existing colonic diverticuli or block their openings, resulting in inflammation and infection. There is no real evidence of it. Some doctors still recommend avoiding such foods, but it probably makes no difference. (Personal story: I had divertiulitis 35 yr ago, another episode 2 yr ago, no others -- and I eat these things in large amounts.) ...Read more

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