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Constipation While Dieting
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
No if used correctly: Stool softeners, such as docusate sodium or mineral oil, are intended for short term, periodic use. They are not recommended for use more than 1 week. They generally cause a bowel movement within 12-72 hours. Long term use is not recommended as it may mask signs of a more serious gastrointestinal symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
KeepActivity&HiFiber: foods up. Activity: walking/running, etc. most effective. Also very effective is ?ed quantities of high fiber/low nutritional value vegetable based foods, e.g. lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, celery, etc.; raw potentially more effective than cooked. Fiber supplements a back up option. Study: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6660531, other answers, wikipedia, etc. for more understanding. ...Read more
Can gastritis cause difficulty in weight loss? Been eating low carb, counting calories, lots of exercise, no weight loss! lots of gas, bloating, cramps
Yes.: Gastritis can cause improper digestion with gas, bloating, and cramps. This indicates a problem with stomach acid, small intestine enzymes, gut bacteria or combination thereof. Carbohydrates may stay too long in stomach and/or proteins/fats may pass through too quickly resulting in fermentation or putrefaction. Use enzymes, betaine and acidophilus from professional sources for best results. ...Read more
Having trouble losing weight. Keep gaining while being healthy. Gained 10 to 15 lbs this past month. Eating healthy and being active?
Weight loss: What are you eating? How much exercise? What Meds are you on? Have you had lab work done? Which labs? How much sleep do u get? How much water do u eat? What other treatments are u currently doing? These are some questions that need answered to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I don't see anything in the product that would be a problem for baby.I think it is a bit pricey & you may get a similar benefit from using a simple supplement like Carnations Breakfast Essentials in powder form. ...Read more
Gastritis, loss of appetite, Bowel movements NOT normal/diarrhea, hemorrhoids from antacid meds. I eat clean high quality foods. What is going on???
Gained 2kg, been drinking more water, eat some bad food but exercising more and doing weight lifting. Why am I gaining weight?
Weight gain after anti-depressant and having hard time losing weight one year after stopping medication.?
Losing weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most likely: As long as you are eating an appropriate amount for your desire weight then it should promote weight loss. One can eat healthy foods in excess and still not lose weight. Eating healthy foods in moderation along with moderate exercise is the best solution to long term health. ...Read more
Possibly: It would depend on the amount of calories in the fluids and lite meals, along with the amount of exercise done throughout the day. If the person did no activity and the fluids were beers, regular sodas, etc... Then yes. If the fluids were water, unsweetened teas and small portioned meals with exercise... Then no. ...Read more
Constipation (Child) (Definition)
A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more
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