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Is red wine bad for constipation?

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Dr. Thomas Karelis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Could be

All forms of alcohol can cause a mild diuretic effect.
In other words, it can cause some dehydration. Dehydration is known to make constipation worse. It doesn't have to be just Red Wine.

In brief: Could be

All forms of alcohol can cause a mild diuretic effect.
In other words, it can cause some dehydration. Dehydration is known to make constipation worse. It doesn't have to be just Red Wine.
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