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What Are High Fiber Foods For Dysphagia Patients
Whole grains: Anything with whole grains like whole wheat bread, other whole grain breads like rye and spelt, oatmeal and other whole grain cereals, brown rice, beans, bran muffins, popcorn. Also fruits and vegetables. Check out http://familydoctor. Org/familydoctor/en/prevention-wellness/food-nutrition/nutrients/fiber-how-to-increase-the-amount-in-your-diet. Printerview. All. Html for more ideas. ...Read more
Difficulty swallowing is complex. One could have decreased saliva which will make the food thick and viscous and harder to swallow. Food or liquids may be difficult to swallow and feel like they are getting "stuck" in the throat. One may also "choke" on liquids or foods during the swallow, before, or after the swallow depending on the problem ...Read more
Soluble fibre: peas, soybeans, oats, rye, chia, barley, prunes, plums, avocados, berries, ripe bananas, skin of apples, quinces, pears, broccoli, carrots, sweet potatoes and onions
insoluble fiber: whole grain wheat, corn, bran, beans, peas, nuts, seeds, potato skins, green beans, cauliflower, zucchini, celery, and nopal,
avocado, unripe bananas, skins of kiwi, grapes and tomatoes. ...Read more
Many: Legumes are a great source of fiber in a tasty, low fat package. So, beans (kidney, black, garbanzo, navy, red, etc.), lentils, soy beans (edamami), etc. My favorite snack is a small container of edamami. I boil them, keep them in the fridge, then use them for a great little snack. Oatmeal is also a good snack, but requires more work. Don't get bored, try new things. ...Read more
Whole grain, legumes: ...Fruits and vegetables. 100% whole wheat bread, brown rice and whole wheat crackers will be a hit with kids who like carbs. Most fresh fruits and green veggies are good sources of fiber, so prepare them in appealing ways. And don't forget legumes such as pinto or black beans and lentils which are packed with fiber. ...Read more
Can I eat raisin bran while using levothyroxine because I got a paper where it said I shouldn't eat high fiber foods while taking levothyroxine becaus?
Levothyroxine/ Fiber: Raisin Bran would be considered a high fiber food. Foods high in fiber could reduce the absorption of levothyroxine from your GI tract. Actually, levothyroxine should always be taken on an empty stomach so that a consistent amount of your prescribed dose is absorbed into your bloodstream. ...Read more
What's the proper diet, for gerd? High fiber foods are casuing gas, which si bad, and I heard low fiber creates fat, which is bad too. I am confused.
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One thing you can do to reduce your risk for heartburn and acid reflux disease is to eat low-fat, high-protein meals. Also, eat smaller meals more frequently; stop eating before you get too full.
It may also help if you avoid certain beverages and foods, like coffee and carbonated drinks as well. ...Read more
When a doctor say fiber in ur diet what are they talking about. What is high fiber food pleaz help me?
Dietary fiber: In layman's terms: dietary fiber means foods that when eaten act as ingredients that bind water to it and bulk up your stool and also at the same time makes you regular. High fiber foods also bind to fats and help in lowering your cholesterol levels.; legumes, beans vegetables, some fruits are high in fiber e.g. Garbanzo beans, peas, kidney and black beans, whole peeled oranges, green beans, etc. ...Read more
My rt ovary (seemingly) bloats up and down (as if like gas) when I eat high fiber foods but only my rt. Is this normal? Ovarian cancer maybe? Scared.
Constipated for 2 wks. I took MiraLax & Colace for 3 days, but neither helped. I've been drinking prune juice & eating high fiber foods. I've gone a little, but I'm still constipated. My K level is 3.2. What can I do at this point? (Best options?)
Enema/water: At this point I suggest that you try a Fleet's enema which you can buy at the pharmacy. Continue the miralax (polyethylene glycol) nightly. The colace is not likely to help much but adding a fiber supplement, walking daily for at least 30 minutes and drinking at least 3 liters of water daily could also help. If this does not work then you may need to see a doctor for a medical intervention. ...Read more
I eat juice and high fiber foods, but when I do go poop, almost nothing comes out. Any advice or tips on how to get rid of my constipation?
Fluids: Try drinking more plain water 64 ounces/day. ...Read more
I had a barium swallow today. I drank water and ate high fiber foods and 2 fiber choice capsules. Now I have cramps, gas and diarhea. Is this normal?
Been constipated days. Using enemas, laxatives, eating high fiber foods, etc. Don't help. When I poop there's mucus. And there's back and rib pain.
Hi. Welcome to Healthtap, I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher, pedi MD.
Water flush (48-64 ozs/d) helps along with Miralax at bedtime until better. The distention can cause pain in
back/abdomen. It could be a different problem if you
have been active and strained back, abdominal rectus
muscles. Advil for pain. Lots of fruits, prune Juice,
green leafy vegetables. If further problems arise: fever, pain, emesis- appt ...Read more
To reduce your sugar: High fiber diets are slower to digest and do not produce large amounts of sugars which some starchy foods do (it is called glycemic load of the food). This makes it easier to avoid high spikes of sugars in your blood which are harmful and make you hungry and eat more, throwing your diabetes out of control. ...Read more
Is there solid science behind low fat/high fiber diet to lower risk of colon cancer for ulcerative colitis patients? Anything else preventative?
Warm gargles: You can try warm water gargles to start. Gargle with your head tilted back and spit the warm liquid out with the hopes to loosen up the dried mucus and get it off your uvula. If you can not get it off, then see the ENT dr. For eval. Best wishes. ...Read more
What can cause dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing) in patients who have congestive heart failure?
Dysphagia: If the left atrium is enlarged this may cause dysphagia but this is not a common cause. ...Read more
My doctor wants me to take fiber supplements and I am afraid because I have difficulty swallowing sometimes what is the answer?
Many forms: Fiber supplements come as powder u stir into liquid (some are thick [metamucil], others not even noticeable [citracel & others]), chewable tablets [fiber choice], cookie-like wafers [metamucil], tablets, capsules. Important to take them with plenty of water; otherwise the fiber can tighten bm's rather than soften. Ask pharmacist if uncertain which one's best for u. ...Read more
Has anyone had patients that experienced difficulty swallowing while on singulair (montelukast)? I had swallowing issues & stopped taking it and now seem ok. Fluke?
Can chronic sinusitis cause throat swelling sensation and difficulty swallowing if the patient has had it for about 3 years? If so, how can it treated
Yes it can: Patients with chronic sinusitis will frequently report symptoms such as these. These patients typically also have nasal congestion, facial pressure, and nasal drainage. Other conditions such as laryngeal reflux can cause very similar symptoms, so it is probably a good idea to be seen by your primary MD or an ENT to evaluate this. ...Read more
What can cause difficulty swallowing, excessive burping, and occasional vomiting after eating in patient with previous history of ulcerative colitis?
Many things: The symptoms you are describing seem to be coming from your upper gastrointestinal tract. Ulcerative colitis normally affects the lower GI tract and presents with diarrhea. Gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux disease commonly present with burping and vomiting. Given your history of uc, it is best to be evaluated by a health professional. ...Read more
Generally middle age:
Mostly this was considered to present in middle-adult age but there have been researchers who believe children might also experience it. Here's some info on that: http://www. Painresearchforum. Org/news/25893-new-cause-unexplained-pain-children
and more basic info: http://www. Smallfiberneuropathy. Org/
Best wishes! ...Read more
What is small fiber polyneuropathy in a patient with pots? Is it progressive or fatal? What r treatments?
Causes: Small fibre neuropathy could be immune origin like sensory cidp, more often complication of diabetes, usually associated with "axonal neuropathies", not typically schwann cell process. Annoying, not fatal, but maybe progressive. Prove presence with skin biopsy, and may need ivig, but sometimes lyrica, (pregabalin) cymbalta, but maybe best metanx. ...Read more
What are the reason for anal fissure and how it progress to pile and hemmorrids? Even patient haves reular fiber diet and good intake of water?
Gummi Fiber: I hear gummi-fiber can be a little more palatable? ...Read more
Ever since March colonoscopy:big hemorrhoids! Cant b 2 intimate w bf! Water, fiber, tucks, witch hazel, diaper rash gel, flushable wipes etc! Just b patient?
Is it safe to take culturelle probiotic for heart patients? I'm on propranolol, fiber supplement, vitamin D, & Synthroid. I also drink lots of prune
Probiotics: This should not influence heart disease.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Examples of high fiber japanese foods include: kanten, an aquatic fiber that expands in the belly and promotes fullness; hijiki seaweed, which has a high calcium to magnesium ration (2:1); and konnyaku, which is considered a "free food" in that it provides high fiber and no calories. ...Read more
See below: Fiber is the non digestible part of fruits, whole grains. Vegetables, beans and legumes. You get it by eating these foods. Fiber is not found in meat, dairy, fowl or fish. When fiber foods are processed (orange juice for example, or white rice) alot of the fiber is removed in processing. Your best bet to have fiber in your diet is to eat foods in their natural state with minimal processing. ...Read more
Several.: Greens, spinach, beans, and lentils!Get a more detailed answer ›
Many!: French fries, white bread, cake, cookies, all sweets, baked potato, buns, beer (not light), sweet wine, skim milk, etc. The number of foods makes it a nightmare! ...Read more
Cut back 600 calories a day (same high-fiber nutritious foods, just smaller portions) to lose weight. Still daily bms but now hard. Diet the reason?
Very possibly: ....but I would think the bigger problem might be water intake, though that surprises me. Your question suggests you are knowledgable about healthy eating and I would guess that you are pretty good about drinking water. In any event, especially with this few calories you need 8-12 glasses a day. Make sure you are getting at least 1000 ca/day; fewer is unsafe. Best wishes:) ...Read more
There are 2 types of fiber:soluble and insoluble. Both are important for health, digestion, & preventing diseases.
Soluble fiber attracts water and turns to gel during digestion. This slows digestion. Soluble fiber is in oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, peas, & some fruits/vegetables. Insoluble fiber is found in foods like wheat bran, vegetables, & whole grain. It adds bulk 2 stool. ...Read more
Vegetables!: Eat more vegetables, and avoid most grain, especially bread/wheat flour. ...Read more