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Can You Have Too Much Fiber Is It Bad To Have Too Much Fiber
Yes: It's pretty hard to get too much fiber from food alone unless you're living on only bread or eat too much of a few very fibrous, undigestable foods. Usually, too much fiber occurs from overuse of fiber supplements - pill or powder form. You may get diarrhea since fiber draws in more water into the colon. ...Read more
Can you really eat too much fiber ? What are the signs of too much ? How much is the max people can eat?
Not really, but: There's always a point where there's an excess of something, though it would be hard to get to that point reasonably with fiber. I suppose if you eat bales of hay at a time, you could reach an unsafe amount, but it is not something 99.9% of people would have to worry about with a normal diet. ...Read more
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Having problems going number 2. Does too much meat and not much fiber have something to do with it?
I had a laparoscopic appendoctomy on tuesday night and the pain is too much also today i woke up with a lot of fiber that comes and go what should I d?
Post op Pain: Surgeons need to know if the post operative experience is in any way complicated. Pain is used as the guide in many cases. You should have been sent home with instructions on what to do if you have any complications after surgery. I doubt many of us here online would want to comment during an important process that includes communicating with your surgeon about your severe pain. ...Read more
Can be: Fiber is cheaper if you buy and eat the right groceries than buying fiber supplements. But fiber pillls and wafers are very easy to "overdose" on and not drink enough fluids which can result in excessive bloating and actually constipate yourself. Buy the roght groceries and order the right food in restaurants and save your money for retirement. ...Read more
Eating lots of new fruits also in smoothies but notice makes me gassier than usual after. Can too much fruit at once do this if high fiber fruits?
YES: BTW TOO MUCH of ANYTHING even "HEALTHY"THINGS is a BAD idea!!! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more
Is there such thing as too much fiber? I'm not getting enough fiber in my diet so I am considering supplements. Would too much fiber be unhealthy?
Not really: Average person needs 25 grams of fiber best sources are natural--green leafy vegetables like lettuce, broccoli, asparagus, green beans, you really don't need to spend money for extra supplements.Most young people do fine without adding a lot of unnecessary vitamins or supplements ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diarrhea: If the fiber intake leads to diarrhea, that can lead to dehydration if you dont keep up with the fluid losses. Most fiber, does not lead to diarrhea and or dehydration. Insoluble fiber is more likely to increase the transit of stool, where as soluble fiber as in oatmeal is more likely to sop up water and decrease the transit of stool. ...Read more
Those foods sound: Fine but the question is how much of it you eat. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on how much you are eating in a day. ...Read more
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