Supplements That Cause Constipation
Which supplements can cause constipation?
Answer: There are a number of supplements that can cause constipation.
, for example are a common culprit. The good news, however, is that Iron supplements than others.
certain forms of iron may be less likely to cause constipation
Similarly, can cause constipation in some people, but one particularly popular form of calcium calcium supplements to do so than another.
may be more likely
Some people find that and bloating.
protein powders and drinks cause constipation
Other supplements reported to cause constipation, although less frequently, include , cinnamon , berberine , nattokinase , chlorella and NAC (N-acetyl cysteine) .
Excessive intake of as a supplement vitamin D (too much calcium in the blood) with symptoms including constipation.
can cause hypercalcemia
Consuming plenty of water and can go a long way in helping to prevent constipation. Good sources of fiber include fruits, vegetables, and grains such dietary fiber , or ground oats . But if you take one of the supplements above and experience constipation, you may want to consider trying a different form, when possible, (such as with iron and calcium), or stopping the supplement to see if that helps.
There are also several to relieve constipation.
supplements that may help
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This CL Answer initially posted on 1/22/2019.
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