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Redford, MI
A 18-year-old female asked:

I've noticed that after a few weeks of working out when i eat something it messes with my stomach and i end up with diarrhea before bed. why?

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Dr. Vakas Sial
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Exercise induced: Exercise induced diarrhea is a known condition. The cause is not known for sure, or may be due to different factors in different people. One theory is that the simple up and down jostling of the body stirs the bowels. Blood flow to the intestines is diverted to your legs and that may cause the cramping and diarrhea.

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