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Does your diet affect hemorrhoid flare-ups?

Does your diet affect hemorrhoid flare-ups?

Yes: Low fiber and inadequate fluid intake as well as excessive caffeine and alcohol intake can contribute to constipation and hemorrhoidal symptoms. Chronic diarrhea can also aggravate the hemorrhoidal tissue. Try to avoid foods and habits that contribute to either. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

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


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Does diet affect vasculitis?

Does diet affect vasculitis?

Yes!: Vasculitis is an inflammatory condition, caused by an overactve immune system in most cases. Diet has a huge influence on inflammation in your body. The short version is: avoid sugars, gluten, dairy, processed foods, fried foods. Eat lots of: fruits, vegetables, fish oils. For more detail, i recommend a book titled, "inflammation nation.". ...Read more

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Will a low fiber diet contribute to my hemorrhoids?

Will a low fiber diet contribute to my hemorrhoids?

Definately: There are other factors such as genetics, hobbies like cycling, pregnancy, jobs that involve sitting and lifting, but bowel regularity is the most common reason for hemorrhoids in america. Hemorrhoids are a result of the pressure that builds up in the abdomen for any of the above reasons. If you can decrease that pressure by fiber and regular bowel habits, you can prevent hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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How does diet affect vowel movement?

How does diet affect vowel movement?

Constipation?: diet low in fiber and fluids can lead to constipation. A diet high in fiber and fluids can help relieve constipation. Insoluble fiber such as found on the skin of fruits and vegetables, is the kind of fiber you want to relieve constipation and have a normal bowel. If you have diarrhea, soluble fiber such as in apple sauce and oatmeal will help bind up some of the water and make a more solid stool ...Read more

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Do calcium supplements affect ulcerative colitis?

Do calcium supplements affect ulcerative colitis?

No: However vit d levels should be checked to see if you are at risk for osteoporosis- in this case vit d and calcvium may help with secondary bone loss. ...Read more

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Will flaxseed consumption affect my bowels?

Will flaxseed consumption affect my bowels?

High fiber: Which keeps your movements regular. Eat up! ...Read more

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Will diet pills or laxatives affect plan b?

Will diet pills or laxatives affect plan b?

They shouldn't: They should not affect the efficacy of Plan B, but you might want to hold off on those medicines for a few days after taking it just to be safe. ...Read more

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Does diet pepsi affect your kidneys?

Does diet pepsi affect your kidneys?

Likely: Pepsi and other carbonated drinks have chemicals when consumed in large quantities can cause kidney stone. These drinks have high phosphorus which should be avoided by patients with chronic kidney disease and those on dialysis. ...Read more

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Will eating strawberries daily affect my bowels?

Will eating strawberries daily affect my bowels?

YES: There is some evidence that strawberry benefits include vitamin c content, ability to lower blood pressure & high cholesterol, anti-inflammatory properties & high fiber content which may benefit constipation by softening stools, but also reduce diarrhea. Antioxidant content has health benefits. Each person must assess personal response to any food. ...Read more

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How would african mango diet affect colon disease?

How would african mango diet affect colon disease?

No benefit: What specific colon disease do you mean? I doubt it has any benefit for any significant GI problem. ...Read more

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Can a low calorie diet affect your period?

Can a low calorie diet affect your period?

Yes: A consistently low calorie diet leading to significant and/or rapid weight loss can cause the body's hormonal balance to become disrupted. It is not uncommon for someone who is significantly underweight or who has lost weight very rapidly to experience amenorrhea, or the absence of menstruation. ...Read more

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How does reducing colonic transit time with fiber prevent colorectal cancer?

How does reducing colonic transit time with fiber prevent colorectal cancer?

Less contact: The hypothesis is that one factor in colon cancer is potentially ingested carcinogens(cancer causing) that are in the food we eat. The faster the stool moves through the colon, the less time the carcinogen has in contact with any segment of the colon so it's should be less damaging. ...Read more

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Does diet play a role in preventing irritable bowel syndrome?

Does diet play a role in preventing irritable bowel syndrome?

Helpful: Diet can be helpful in managing the symptoms of ibs but there is no specific diet that prevents ibs. It varies from person to person and disease type. ...Read more

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Will having a high fiber diet prevent diverticulitis and diverticulitis?

Will having a high fiber diet prevent diverticulitis and diverticulitis?

To some degree: Fiber supplementation has been shown to reduce the likelihood of episodes of diverticulitis, but not completely prevent them. ...Read more

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Could vegetarian diet affect your mood?

Could vegetarian diet affect your mood?

Mood in Vegetarians: An Article in Nutrition Journal of 2010- Vegetarian diets are associated with healthy mood states: a cross-sectional study in Seventh Day Adventist adults- The vegetarians in our survey reported significantly less negative emotion than the omnivores as measured by mood scales. Higher intake of total polyunsaturated fat and high circulating concentrations of antioxidants may explain mood profile ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more