According to a study in the International Journal of Preventive Medicine, eating meat can cause constipation in some people.
It’s important not to eat meat that’s been stored for a long time. The meat should be fresh meat.
In addition, the study suggests that meat that’s been stored in the refrigerator can cause constipation, since it’s been exposed to cold.
A person who is constipated should avoid eating cold, raw, and raw-mixed meat. This includes:
- Dairy products
Another study suggests that a person should avoid eating cold and raw meat and eggs.
Instead, a person may want to eat meat that has been stored in a refrigerator, or cooked meat.
People can also try taking a pre-workout supplement containing digestive enzymes or digestive bitters.
A person should avoid eating raw meat.
Also, a person should avoid drinking alcohol when they have diarrhea. Alcohol can also cause constipation.
If a person has a lot of diarrhea, they should speak with a doctor. A doctor may suggest a laxative medication or other medications.
A person should also try taking a probiotic supplement. The supplement may help them stay regular.
A person may also want to try adding more fiber into their diet.
For example, a person may try eating:
- Whole grains
The person may also want to add more water into their diet.
A person may want to avoid eating a large meal before bedtime. This may cause them to feel more tired.
However, a person should still eat a nutritious breakfast. This includes:
- A piece of whole-grain toast
- A bowl of cereal
- A serving of fruit
A person should also eat something before bedtime so that they feel more tired.
The person should avoid eating too much sugar before bedtime. This can promote constipation.
A person can also try taking a pre-workout supplement. This may help with constipation.
A person can try taking a pre-workout supplement that contains:
- Digestive enzymes
- Digestive bitters
If a person has constipation, they may also want to try taking a pre-workout supplement with fiber.
If a person has diarrhea, they should avoid drinking alcohol. Also, they should avoid eating raw-mixed meat.
When to see a doctor?
A person who has constipation should see a doctor.
A doctor can review a person’s health history and a physical and perform a physical examination.
They can do this to see if a person has other health conditions or if there are other causes of diarrhea.
Additionally, a doctor can test for fecal impaction. This is when a person’s colon becomes stuck. They may be more likely to develop constipation if they have this condition.
They can also test for an infection, such as:
- Escherichia coli
A doctor may also suggest that a person should eat a probiotic supplement. They may also take a pre-workout supplement.
A person might also want to try taking a laxative. However, a person should not take a laxative until a doctor gives the okay.
The doctor will monitor a person’s constipation and may suggest medication if a person isn’t improving.
Also, a person may need to take a probiotic when they have constipation.
A person may need to take a pre-workout supplement if a doctor recommends this.
A doctor may also suggest that a person takes a supplement with calcium.
However, a person should speak with a doctor if they have:
- Diarrhea that lasts for more than eight days
- A fever
- A loss of appetite
- Weight loss
- A persistent and severe headache
- Persistent vomiting
- A severe abdominal pain
- An abdominal mass
Also, a person should speak with a doctor if they:
- Have a weakened immune system
- Have a chronic condition
- Are pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
The doctor may also recommend that a person:
- Take a probiotic supplement
- Take a pre-workout supplement
- Eat a nutritious diet
- Drink more water
- Try taking a pre-workout supplement with fiber
- Try taking a pre-workout supplement that contains digestive enzymes
If a person is constipated, they should also speak with a doctor.
They can talk about what a person should do to relieve the constipation.
When to see a dietitian?
A person should speak with a dietitian if a doctor recommends a dietitian.
A dietitian can give a person tips on how to make a diet plan that works best for them.
For example, a dietitian may suggest that a person should avoid:
- Eating cold and raw meat
- Drinking alcohol
- Taking a probiotic supplement
- Taking a pre-workout supplement
A dietitian may also suggest that a person should eat more fiber.
Also, a dietitian may suggest that a person should eat more vegetables, fruit, and whole grains.
The dietitian may also suggest that a person:
- Avoid eating large meals before bedtime
- Avoid eating too much sugar
- Avoid taking a pre-workout supplement
They may also suggest that a person try taking a probiotic supplement.
Additionally, a dietitian may recommend that a person:
- Eat more fiber
- Drink more fluids
- Try taking a pre-workout supplement
The dietitian may also suggest that a person try:
- Adding a probiotic supplement to their diet
- Drinking hot water with lemon juice
- Taking a pre-workout supplement with digestive enzymes
They should speak with a dietitian if a person:
- Has trouble losing weight
- Is having difficulty losing weight
- Is trying to lose weight but can’t
The dietitian will also give guidance on how to make a diet plan that works best for a person.
Eating meat can cause constipation. The constipation can be caused by the meat’s storage time or exposure to cold.
Eating meat can also cause:
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