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Can eating too much? adult content

vegetables make you constipated and make it hurt when you have a bowel movement?

 
Christmaslver68

Asked by Christmaslver68 at 10:39 AM on May. 13, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • it's supposed to do the opposite. Fruits & veggies are mainly water & fiber...and some sugar depending on the fruit.

    If anything, eating too many fruits & veggies would give you the runs. BUT, if there is any medication being taken, or if there is an issue with your stomach or digestive tract, then there could be other reasons why you are constipated.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 10:42 AM on May. 13, 2011

  • Not sure about some drugs.... but for allergies, it sounds as though you are over medicated..... and if your allergies are that problematic, you should see an allergist and look into getting injections.

    As far as veggies - IF they are ones high in fiber, make sure you are drinking plenty of water with them.... if not it could lead to harder bowel movements and some bloating and or gas
    MrsDAP

    Answer by MrsDAP at 11:09 AM on May. 13, 2011

  • it's most likely the meds you are taking...

    keep eating lots of veggies, eat yogurt & drink TONS of water. If that doesn't help...i'd go talk to a Dr.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 11:12 AM on May. 13, 2011

  • some of the allergy medicine I am on is only for emergencies and I don't take them on a daily basis
    Christmaslver68

    Comment by Christmaslver68 (original poster) at 11:13 AM on May. 13, 2011

  • Having to much fiber will make you constipated and hurt when you go... You need to balance fibers with carbs. For ever so many carbs you eat you eat so much fiber. I think it if you eat 2 carbs your suppose to balance that with 1 fiber... That being an example. You can look it up online though.
    Hope that helps!
    gibsongirl017

    Answer by gibsongirl017 at 11:14 AM on May. 13, 2011

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