Vegan Challenges: Problems You May Face

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For most people, going vegan is a big change, especially if you do it cold turkey.

You’re going to run into challenges of some kind, whether related to your physical or mental health.

Unless you figure out how to deal with these problems and overcome them, you may feel like you can’t be vegan anymore.

And that would be a shame, so hopefully I can point you in the right direction here.

Possible Vegan Health Problems

If you’re just interested in a general look at how a vegan diet could negatively affect your health, see my review of common vegan health concerns. At the very least, most vegans experience some sort of stomach problems.

Below I’ve listed several specific health problems that aren’t too common, and links to guides that will give you more detail:

Finally, while it doesn’t really fit above, some are concerned about feeding children a vegan diet. I’ve written a detailed review looking at if a vegan diet can stunt growth.

Non-Health Related Problems for Vegans

Beyond everything above, a vegan diet comes with other challenges, particularly social ones.

I’ve written a few guides that address the most common issues of this nature:

If you’re struggling with anything that isn’t covered on this page, leave me a comment below and I’ll try to direct you to a resource that can help.