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Can Always Eating Before Bed Lead To Digestive And Bowel Problems
Sometimes yes: People who eat or drink before lying down often get reflux of some stomach contents back into the esophagus. Over the years, this causes irritation to the esophagus, because stomach contents is acidic. A person can then suffer heartburn symptoms. It is better to stay upright after eating until the stomach has emptied (about an hour later). The bowels (intestines) are probably not affected. ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Masturbating once a day leading to mild stomach pains and digestive problems that are alleviated by eating or drinking water. Why does this happen?
Not related.: The symptoms you're having with your stomach are not related to masturbation. I would try some antacids to see if they help your stomach problem. If they do not, then I would see your doctor if they persist. Good luck, and don't worry about the masturbation. It will not cause this kind of symptoms. ...Read more
How to cope with morning diarrhea that occurs when you eat milk, egg or oily food? Too heavy of a breakfast may sometimes cause diarrhea as well.
Avoidance...: Symptoms may be related to lactose intolerance or gallbladder problems. I suggest either trying a lactaid supplement with breakfast or avoiding dairy altogether to see if symptoms improve. Secondly, i'd try eliminating heavy fatty food to see what impact that may have. If symptoms persist, go see a GI specialist. Good luck! ...Read more
Any other ways to regulate my digestive system other than eating yogurt? I have gas problems and stomach aches often.
Watch diet: Eat less processed foods, dairy, soy, corn, sugars in your diet. And all that cause bloating and gas problems. Ideally, you should have a food allergy panel, and stay away from foods you’re allergic to. It can be expensive, but you only have to do it once per a few years. The elimination diet will help you identify the foods that are causing you problems. ...Read more
See below.: No, vaccines generally would not cause this. What vaccine(s) did the baby you are talking about have? I would recommend that you contact your baby's doctor and discuss it with him/her. ...Read more
Oranges are good or bad in weight loss process? Can i have them and whats the best time to have them? Before or after the meal bcz they cause gas
Depends: Oranges are a good source of Vitamin C which you might need to compensate for the diet you seem to be on . It doesn't matter when you take the orange but it should be added to your overall diet strategy to be part of the calorie restriction plan. Are you sure it is the orange that is making you gassy? You can discuss weight loss with a good nutritionist. ...Read more
What GI illnesses can cause your bowel movements to turn the water greasy oily? Understand has to do with fat. Wat conditions cause this?
How to develop best digestive system in order to overcome all intestine problems,motion problems and anus burning?
Occasionally feel acid reflux and food has "stuck" feeling. Any diet changes i can try to see if that helps first- before having to get major tests?
Yes: Chew food real well, so that it is in the smallest pieces possible. If it is in liquid form, it shouldn't feel like it is getting stuck on the way down or if refluxed. ...Read more
Can on get heart problems due to taking to many diet pills and not sleeping well and mixing with energy drinks sometimes?
Does digestive enzymes help digestion when you are on a high protein diet? I'm having problems with constipation
If someone has a slow moving digestive system what things can they do to to help with digestion, when havin a scope they still had food in stomach next?
Nausea before eating and when seeing food... Hungry but can not eat. Not taking medications no history of gastro issues... Help!!!
Nausea??: It sounds like you have a terrible condition. Reminded me of the tale of King Tantalus of old. You have not told many details. For how long? You have to be able to take some fluids. I would get to a gastroenterologist as soon as possible. You also might have an issue in your CNS. ...Read more
How many hours would you recommend to relax after eating before sleeping and can water therapy cure cancer and diseases.
Depends and No: You can relax right after a small meal. If you had a large meal going for a 20-30 minute walk would help settle things down. Avoid large meals before retiring for the day. Water therapy is not curative for any diseases or cancers. ...Read more
If you regularly eat foods that agitate your stomach (ie. Dairy even though you're lactose intolerant), can that lead to stomach or colon cancer?
If you had a long standing infection, with frequent alcohol use and poor nutrition- could these all contribute to hair loss after certain amt of time?
Is there a multivitamin to take to make you hungry ? Or eat more. Haven't been eating due to stress and thinking blood in stool and bad headaches
No: Multivitamins don't do that in the U.S. But, if a person takes the kids' gummy vitamins, he can chew 4-6 of them each day to add up to an adult dose. Because they taste like candy, they are likely to make him want more candy, Gummy Bears, chocolate, or snack foods. This is not a nutritious way to do things, but is likely the only way any multivitamin can make a person want to eat something else ...Read more
Can caffeine pills cause frequent defecation and gas? Or can peppermint tea cause frequent defecation and gas? Take both in the a.m and have "issues"
Possibly.: Either of these can cause GI side effects, so it is not clear what is going on in your situation. I would stop both of them for now. If your symptoms go away, and if you want to restart either of them in the future, do it slowly, one at a time, and see what happens. Depending on how much caffeine you've been taking, you may develop a headache for a few days when you stop it. Good luck. ...Read more
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