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Drinking Water After Eating Banana
Yes: A good way to clear your mouth and throat. ...Read more
I see no scientific literature regarding deafness as a result of drinking water after eating a banana.
Some sources report that the nutrients in a banana could be overall helpful for ear health.
If sudden deafness or hearing loss has occurred, this requires urgent evaluation. ...Read more
Why do I have so much gas lately?! ok lately I have had so much gas, it is crazy and it smells horrible. Sorry to be so graffic. My eating habits have not gotten worse, a little better in my opinion. I have been eatting a banana a day and drinking water.
Intestinal gas is formed when undigested material -- usually carbohydrates -- reaches your colon, where bacterial fermentation produces gases: mainly methane, hydrogen and carbon dioxide.
You mentioned that you were eating "a little better." often that means your fruit, vegetable and fiber intake has increased, and these foods are notorious for producing more gas. You could also be developing lactose intolerance (it's actually quite common), a condition characterized by an inability to digest milk sugar, which then becomes another carbohydrate source for bacterial fermentation.
There are several options. Beano, an over-the-counter enzyme that helps break down starches, is particularly helpful for reducing gas caused by legumes (beans, peas, peanuts) and cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, etc.). If you think you're lactose intolerant, avoid dairy products and use lactaid (the lactase enzyme that breaks down lactose). You could also try "re-adjusting" your intestinal bacteria by taking a probiotic supplement, available at any health-food or natural supplement store. Get a probiotic with at least 4 different strains of organisms, and buy from a store that keeps their probiotics refrigerated (they last longer). Probiotics take a week or two to re-colonize your colon.
Finally, digestive enzymes -- also available at supplement stores -- may improve the breakdown of food in your upper intestine and prevent undigested material from reaching your colon.
Hope that all helps. Good luck! ...Read more
No.: This happens all the time and it is not harmful. ...Read more
After eating. Some food comes back up for 1-5 minutes afterwards or the same thing when I'm drinking water or fluids. Is this normal? Suggestion?
Sounds like you are experiencing reflux, a condition where ingested food doesn't stay down in the stomach.
the food is sent back because of a weakened muscle at the end of the esophagus. You should see your doctor or a GI (gastroenterologist) as this can lead to chronic changes in your upper GI tract ...Read more
No appetite due to nausea after eating. Acid like feeling after eating bland food or drinking water. Nausea on and off. Ongoing for 2 weeks.
Gastric acid reflux:
The most common cause of the symptoms you describe is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), commonly known as heart burn. Consider trying over the counter ranitidine, omeprazole, Tums (calcium carbonate) or Maalox. Avoid foods that worsen your symptoms.
Pregnancy could also cause similar symptoms, so make sure you take a pregnancy test.
If these measures don't help, see your primary care for testing. ...Read more
I have a mild dry cough twice a day which goes away exactly after drinking water. Had this for a month now what could it be. Cough after eating?
Insufficient saliva/: Increase fluid consumption. At this time of year, if you have indoor animals....Allergy can be possible culprit. ...Read more
I cannot burp properly after eating even drinking water. I am experiencing reflux as well. Maybe I have weak LES. How can I manage this problem?
May need EGD: You might have an esophageal stricture or hiatal hernia. Too much acid reflux can can cause inflammation where your esophagus meets your stomach and cause discomfort as well. You can try a 14 day course of Prilosec to reduce acid and and heal any inflammation but if your symptoms persist you should see a GI for further work up. You may need an EGD to look for the problem ...Read more
After 6 months on Nexium (esomeprazole) and many tests, cat scans, scoping, upper GI series, I still get pain in the epicastric area, after eating and drinking water, ?
Stomach pain: I would return to your primary provider for re evaluation. ...Read more
What is going on?? If I take deep breathes after eating or even after drinking water I hear a wheeze?? Very confused
See doctor: If the wheeze occurs when you breathe in, see ENT to get the throat checked. If it occurs when your breathe out, an allergy consult may be informative. ...Read more
My period is late two months I took two hpt both negitive but I took them in the middle of the day after eating and drinking water?
Hello I can't seem to digest everday after eating sometimes I poop once a week or I dont, and yes I've tried drinking water and eating fruits but nothing?
Can it is safe to drink coconut water & eating banana while taking potassium supplemt called perindopril (10mg)to treat high b.P.
Yes: That is a good natural suppliment.Get a more detailed answer ›
Let me explain: When it comes to drinking water to facilitate weight loss, you probably will reap optimal benefit by drinking it before meals rather than after. Just drinking water, however, will not produce such dramatic results that you do not need to follow the basic tenets of weight loss, such as eating less and exercising more. ...Read more
Is it better to drink water before a meal, will drinking water while eating dilute the nutrients in the food?
Food and Drink: Medicine would be neutral on this. Other than confirming that humans need a certain amount of water in a day's time there is no medical or health 'benefits' to when or how one drinks water. ...Read more
Burning in chest after eating or drinking. Not daily. Happens suddenly with no warning. Sipping on water helps a little.?
Could be reflux: Some foods and beverages may provoke acid reflux. You could try a liquid antacid or an otc medication such as omeprazole. Either would probably be more effective than water. The antacid you would just take when you have the symptoms. The Omeprazole you take to prevent them. Good luck! ...Read more
Would I be coughing if I inhaled food I felt a slight cough when I was eating a chicken strip and I was drinking water and k felt it in the air way?
I've tried everything; exercise, eating healthy, even banning carbonated drinks from my diet and only drinking water. Why am I not losing any weight?
Watch calorie count: You need to monitor how much carbohydrate you are taking in and also measure your total caloric intake. If you are truly reducing your intake and exercising then you may want to have your thyroid gland evaluated. ...Read more
No: You will simply be so hungry that you will overeat and probably eat foods that will pack the weight on you. Best way to lose weight is to eat healthy, pack your plate with vegetables. Eat your veggies and protein first before you eat the starchy foods. Drink water 8cups a day, time to 15minutes prior to your meal and about 30minutes to 1 hr after the meal. Moderate exercise. Inform your doctor. ...Read more
Will just drinking water and 3 healthy meals a day and not eating biscuits etc and cardio help get ripped?
This sounds like a: Good plan for overall health. You will also need to do some exercise to tone muscles. Relax and enjoy the process. Don't starve yourself, just eat well. Being a decent person who thinks about others is more attractive than being ripped. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Just stopped drinking coffee and sweetener but I'm still bloated. Got bloated after just drinking water and not eating anything!
It can take up to: 72 hours for a change in diet to effect a change in digestive symptoms like bloating (excess intestinal gas). There are many causes of bloating besides coffee. Among the most common offenders are foods that you're not used to eating, veggies like beans & cauliflower, and raw veggies of any kind. Hormone changes during your menstrual cycle, hot liquids and sodas may also contribute. Dr. Anne ...Read more
My friend is getting a tingle sensation in his back/spine when eating food or drinking water, mostly cold substances should he be concerned?
Upper or lower back?: Upper back symptoms, including tingling, pain, pressure, tightness can be provoked by a variety of digestive system disorders. Spinal conditions almost never are provoked simply by swallowing. The same is true for low back issues, wherein lower digestive problems may cause such symptoms. ...Read more
Tried exercising, cutting back on sweets, drinking water, eating healthier & am not losing weight. What am I doing wrong? Considering starving self.
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