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Can you have too much fiber? Is it bad to have too much fiber?

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

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Can you have too much fiber?

Too much fiber: Yes it is possible to get too much fiber and this can cause a lot of trouble. See you doctor. ...Read more

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Could you have too much fiber?

Could you have too much fiber?

Relatively.: recommendations suggest 35 grams of fiber daily for women. 50 grams for men. Without adequate water intake, this amount could be constipating. ...Read more

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Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

No: Diabetes is a condition of lack of enough Insulin or lack of response of the body to insulin. You can not cause it by eating too much sugar or drinking too much water. When you have it, you cannot eat too much sugar as your body will not be able to metabolize it. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to have too much anaesthesia?

Is it unhealthy to have too much anaesthesia?

Yes: It is unhealthy to have too much of anything. Anesthesia in particular. Fortunately, we have numerous ways to measure and 'titrate" the amount of anesthesia that is necessary, mostly by monitoring vital signs and the physical signs of anesthesia depth. Done carefully, anesthesia can be administered in the precisely correct amount. ...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?

Having problems going number 2. Does too much meat and not much fiber have something to do with it?

Quite likely.: You need to eat more than just meat for proper elimination. If for some reason you won't eat fruits, whole grains or vegetables you may wish to consider taking a fiber supplement such as metamucil or citrucel or benefiber or konsyl once or twice daily. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Is it bad to eat too much fruit?

Is it bad to eat too much fruit?

Depends: Fruit are high in sugar, but also rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Eating too much of anything generally means not getting enough of something else that the body needs. If you have diabetes, then too much can raise blood sugars. Try replacing a serving or two of fruit with vegetables. Freshly picked, organic vegetables can be as sweet as fruit with even more health benefits. ...Read more

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How much water should I be drinking so i don't get dehydrated? I always heard eight 8oz glasses, but i've also recently heard that might be too much since food contains water too. I want to avoid dehydration, so which is more accurate? .

How much water should I be drinking so i don't get dehydrated? I always heard eight 8oz glasses, but i've also recently heard that might be too much since food contains water too. I want to avoid dehydration, so which is more accurate?

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Drink : Drink if you are thirsty. Unless you have kidney stones, there is no need to drink more if you are not thirsty. Forcing yourself to drink can cause problems. The idea of 8 eight ounce glasses per day is not supported by current science and is not recommended by any experts. Drinking this much makes you spend more time in the bathroom and can mess up your blood chemistry. ...Read more

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How much yogurt can you have in one day?? Is too much bad for you?

How much yogurt can you have in one day?? Is too much bad for you?

Any thing in Excess: is Poison. What is too much? In Moderation every thing is ok. Yogurt has Lactobacilli which traditionally helps Gastric discomfort. Unless you have GERD or Lactose intolerance one should not have Problem with abdominal Bloating. ...Read more

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How much is too much blood to lose if you're having a miscarriage?

How much is too much blood to lose if you're having a miscarriage?

A pad an hour: If you are soaking more than a pad an hour you should call your doctor for evaluation right away. Also call of you feel dizzy or lightheaded. ...Read more

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Is it bad for ones health to eat too much ice? Is it true that you may become anemic and it water your blood?

Iron deficient?: That is a common symptom for iron deficiency. Should not cause anemia but can be a sign of anemia. Or you may just like to eat ice. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I read that it's very hard to get too much Mg from food cause your body will eject excess, but easy to (take too much) with supplements. Why is that?

I read that it's very hard to get too much Mg from food cause your body will eject excess,  but easy to (take too much) with supplements.  Why is that?

Good reading: Too much thinking........commonsense....tells that concentrated and easily absorbable preps will be absorbed promptly giving higher level. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous if you eat too much porridge?

No: Just add it to your estimate of your daily nutritional needs and limit something else. It was a problem, however, for oliver twist. ...Read more

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What happens if you have too much sugar?

Hypoglycemia: As a result of too much sugar at once, your body can make a large surge of Insulin to handle the sugar. As a result, you may experience a post sugar low, called hypoglycemia, it might present as fatigue, tiredness, lethargy. It is best to have sugar with fiber and protein in the diet, the fiber and protein slow the absorption of sugar into the blood. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink too much water when you have an enlarged prostate?

Is it bad to drink too much water when you have an enlarged prostate?

Not necessarily: No it's not bad. Drinking lots of water is good for your body but the bad part of having a large prostate is you may have issues with needing to go urinate more often and more often at night with more fluid intake. ...Read more

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If you have diabetes can you die from too much sugar if so how much?

If you have diabetes can you die from too much sugar if so how much?

Is possible: Generally, diabetes is a chronic disease that requires lifelong medical control and lifestyle changes. More deaths come from poor long-term control than from bouts of high blood sugar. However, with a blood sugar of 600 or higher, the risk of diabetic coma due to dehydration increases. Diabetic ketoacidosis can begin with a blood sugar in the 200's and up, and is more common in type i diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your stomach to burst when you eat too much?

Is it possible for your stomach to burst when you eat too much?

Usually not.: Overdistension of the stomach usually does not lead to rupture, unless there is some external force that compresses an already distended stomach. Of course if there has been some injury to the stomach that has caused a weakened area in the wall then it is likely to tear in this area if stretched too tightly. Most times the distension of the stomach will become uncomfortable enough that you stop ...Read more

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