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Poop Very Little After Large Meals
Eat more veggies: Your body is an amazing digestion machine. If you are eating mostly meat and carbs, there is not going to be much leftover! Poop is made up of mostly fiber residue (roughage), bacteria, GI secretions and water. I suspect you are not eating enough fruits and vegetables to give bulk to your stool. I recommend 25-30 grams of fiber per day. ...Read more
Sometimes yellow feces, not feeling full after large meals, growling stomach a lot faster after meals.
Yellow feces growlin: Hello! I am unsure what is bothering you. All symptoms are cause for concern. Don't feed a growling stomach if you are not hungry. Or if you have eaten a lot, it may explain the growling (audible mixing sounds). If your stool is formed, less cause for concern...thanks ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what your goals are. If you are healthy and 3 meals a day meet your physical demands, go for it. If you have a gastrointestinal condition or diabetes which requires certain routine, smaller but more frequent meals may be needed. Also, a highly physical job may require more frequent meals to replenish calories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat 3x/day poop 1x/day. Yesterday ate 1x (big meal) and no poo today. Is this from not enough food intake to produce peristalsis?
Bowel movement : No need to poop every day and probably not related to your one meal. ...Read more
After meal, no need to pee for hours, but after poop / at bed time, I need to pee every 30 min. X3 times (large volume, no color) altho not drinking.?
Is it better for someone w/pre-diabetes to eat small quantities of food often, or 2 large meals? Goal is to control blood sugar levels.
Eat all in 8 hours:
More important than how many meals you eat is if you can eat all your meals within an 8-hour period and fast for 16 hours; doing this even a few days a week will help. Also, what you eat is much more important than the number of meals- it is crucial to eat a low-glycemic diet.
and http://tinyurl.com/j6t4rlh for great advice. ...Read more
Why can't I ever stay awake after having some things? Ex. Lettuce, spinach, berry smoothie. I thought "food comas" happen with high fat/large meals?
Have GAD since teen. Eating large when anxious was difficult. Now I take Xanax (alprazolam) and able to eat very large meals and put on weight. Is there chemical in Xanax (alprazolam) that stimulates hunger or im just relaxed?
Relaxed: Xanax (alprazolam) is a tranquilizer and has mild anti depressive activity. I hope that you are seeing your primary care physician as eating disorders can be quite serious. You might consider also consider seeing a nutritionist to guide you in meal planning. But be careful, Xanax (alprazolam) can be habit-forming & must be monitored by your physician who also may refer you to a therapist to handle your anxiety problems. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Stool has been normal before today. Yesterday I ate a large, very fatty, oily meal. Today I have grey light stool? Can this still be normal?
Fatty stools: Yes — this can be seen with a large fatty meal. Its steatorrhoea — the stools are light and usually smelly and floats ...Read more
I'm 18 5'6 and weigh around 108 pounds. I have eaten around 6 large meals today and 2 snacks and I'm still hungry. Is this a weird late growth spurt?
Could be: And if you are a male it is appropriate and could well be a late growth spurt. Many males grow in to their 20s... Good job. ...Read more
Small frequent meals: The larger the meal the more work your body has to do to digest it. Large meals result in consumption of calories your body will need to store as fat. Large meals create greater Insulin needs which promotes weight gain. Small frequent meals reduces hunger, improves metabolism and reduces Insulin demands. Keep the snacks healthy... Low in fat, sugar and starch. ...Read more
I've been juicing and eating full meals to stop because my stool was mushy. Now it's very small even though I eat three time a day for the last week.?
Irregular bowels: A week is too early to tell. Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids besides the juicing. ...Read more
Would dysautonomia cause tachycardia at night (that wakes you up multiple times a night)? Also, cause tach (up to 180) after eating large meals?
Need Morre thorough: THis Tachy up to 180bps need more complete eval. SVT, HYPERthyroid, OSA and Even Anxiety are potential causes of Tachy. 1st we look for Common beasts and when none found, THEN we look for the more rare ZEBRAS in the forrest. Never start out looking for the ZEBRA, (unusually Unlikely). ...Read more
I've had the runs for the past 8 days. Always feels like I've eaten to many jalapeños and have hot gas in my intestine, but when I try to go it's just liquid and hardly anything. I eat 3-4 times a day large meals and somethings not right here?
Eating a large meal causes your body to place more energy on digestion. It shunts more blood to the abdominal organs to get working on breaking down the food and converting it to energy. Its nature way
If you really are tired, get a check up, you may have something else other than large meals bothering you. ...Read more
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