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Doctor insights on: Mineral Supplements Cause Bloating Difficulty Breathing Stools

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Bloating in stomach, difficulty breathing while laying flat on back, dizziness , fatigue, swollen ankle and weakness... what can the cause be?

Bloating in stomach, difficulty breathing while laying flat on back, dizziness , fatigue, swollen ankle and weakness... what can the cause be?

GET YOURSELF CHECKED: You are only 15 years old and have all these symptoms of difficulty in breathing,dizziness,fatigue,swollen ankle and weakness You should speak to your parents and they need to take you to your Pediatrician or Family Doctor to be checked as soon as possible We can not help you on this site as there are several possibilities for your multiple symptoms which can be serious Talk to your parents asap ...Read more

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Burping, chest tightness, bloating, difficulty breathing for 5 straight days. Is this a digestive or heart issue?

Burping, chest tightness, bloating, difficulty breathing for 5 straight days. Is this a digestive or heart issue?

Hard to tell: Need further info. How long does pain last? Does physical activity provoke or exacerbate the pain? How old are you? Do you smoke? Does heart disease run in your family? These questions should be answered to a health care professional, probably sooner than later. Don't presume to know what your problem is before you can have a doctor or extender. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal bloating with gas and difficulty breathing and heart palpitations. Is this a digestive or heart issue?

Lower abdominal bloating with  gas and difficulty breathing and heart palpitations. Is this a digestive or heart issue?

Digestive: The heart is like a ship in the ocean, buffeted by hormones secreted when things go wrong. That is probably causing your palpitations. The bloating may be pressing on your diaphragm causing the difficulty breathing. This does not seem to be a heart problem, but it is always prudent to have your heart checked. ...Read more

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Bloating from post-workout, could it be the mineral supplements?

Use Common Sense: Could be, try stopping them for a week and see if it goes away. If it does then start them back and see if the bloating comes back. If it does then you have your answer. :). ...Read more

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I think i overdose on fiber supplement. i'm experiencing flatulence, bloating and mucoid stools. what should i do and how long will it last.

I think i overdose on fiber supplement. i'm experiencing flatulence, bloating and mucoid stools. what should i do and how long will it last.

2-3 days: hopefully you have stopped taking the supplement. It should be out of your system within 2-3 days, unless you are normally constipated. Drink lots of water, walk around, massage your belly clockwise, take warm baths. ...Read more

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Does using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cause certain symptoms like difficulty breathing?

Does using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cause certain symptoms like difficulty breathing?

Yes: It is a sedative antihistamine. Causes drowsiness, dryness of respiratory system & even impair breathing in elderly patient & otherr very affected ones. A high dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (over 150 mg) can cause depression of system & is compare to 0.08% of alcohol effect in the brain. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more