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I thought fiber was supposed to help you go?

Ever since I've been eating more fiber I've been constipated. Nothing else in my diet has changed. Whats the deal?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:43 PM on Feb. 5, 2009 in Health

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  • If you are adding fiber but not drinking enough water it can add to the problem. Make sure you are drinking at least 8-10 8oz. glasses a day.

    Answer by Mishelly728 at 11:56 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • fiber will def. clog you up (lol..eww).. drink a lot of water

    Answer by JuLiAnSmOmMy317 at 12:17 AM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • Fiber only helps if you have adequate fluids. Without enough fluid, fiber makes things worse.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 12:43 AM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • Try fiber with liquid like metamucil.

    Answer by salexander at 10:13 AM on Feb. 6, 2009

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