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What foods you can eat to stop diarhea?

What foods you can eat to stop diarhea?

BRAT diet: Different if (short-term) or chronic diarrhea. Chronic diarrhea needs further evaluation. Bananas, rice (white, digestible), applesauce (has pectin), toast (white, digestible), tea (has tannins, helps). Plenty of fluid, not just water. Miso soup easily digestible. Add boiled, broiled chicken, fish for protein, potato. Probiotics, e.G florastor can help. Hold on dairy; add cooked vegs. Advance. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Which food to stop cramps?

Which food to stop cramps?

Menstrual cramps?: Get evaluated. Dysmenorrhea can be caused by polyps, fibroids & adenomyosis. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your dr’s approval. ...Read more

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How do you stop diarrhea from food poisoning?

How do you stop diarrhea from food poisoning?

Depends on type of: Food poisoning. Toxic type poisoning, e.g. From staphylococcal toxin are usually self limited, those due to infection vary in their course. If you have had diarrhea for three or more days, it would be prudent to see your doctor. You may try an anti-motility over the counter drug such as immodium. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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How to stop diarrhea?

How to stop diarrhea?

Depends: It all depends on what is the reason for the diarrhea. Generally bulking agents like metamucil are helpful for diarrhea related to irritable bowel syndrome. Probiotics are also helpful. ...Read more

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How to stop diarrhea?

How to stop diarrhea?

What's the cause?: "plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...Read more

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How to stop food cravings!?

How to stop food cravings!?

Eat healthy: Alternatives. Try snacking on carrots, celery, pickles, cherry tomatoes, fruits. Even pretzels can help since it's hard to eat too many pretzels! if you fill yourself on healthier snacks it will be easier to fight the junk food cravings. Exercise since it may reduce your appetite and make u more resolved to eat well. ...Read more

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What food should I avoid to stop belching?

What food should I avoid to stop belching?

Belching: Foods that increase stomach acid or delay stomach emptying all should be avoided. Many people also forget that all carbonated bevorages contain co2 which contributes to stomach gas even if not caffeinated. ...Read more

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How to stop food cravings and binges?

How to stop food cravings and binges?

Distraction: Find another healthy activity to replace them - eat healthy snacks such as fruits and vegetables throughout the day. Drink lots of water. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food will prevent constipation?

Please suggest what food will prevent constipation?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop diarrhea? What foods to avoid?

What can I do to stop diarrhea? What foods to avoid?

Avoid milk products: Avoid milk, cheese, cream, ice cream (but yogart is ok) for 3 days. When you have diarrhea, the lining of the bowel that digests milk is lost and lactose becomes a laxative. ...Read more

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How to stop food refluxing?

How to stop food refluxing?

Small,frequent meals: 1.Start taking small ; frequent meals. 2.Figure out foods that make it worse ; stop eating them. 3.Apple cider vinegar tends to balance the ph in your digestive system, start adding about 5ml(1 teaspoon) a day to your food. 4.Stop smoking, both active ; passive. 5.Take antacids ; prescription drugs as required. ...Read more

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What will help stop stomach pain and diarrhea?

What will help stop stomach pain and diarrhea?

STOMACH PAIN: Avoid dairy products, caffiene and carbonated beverages.Try petobismol as needed for a week.If you still have symptoms please see your M.D. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods help stop constipation?

Please suggest what foods help stop constipation?

Low fiber: And not enough fluids especially if much of your fluid intake is caffeine and or alcohol both of which dehydrate and constipate. Excess foods with calcium or iron such as cheeses and dairy products can constipate. Even if you ate the right foods but didn't drink the correct amount and types of fluids you could get constipated. Fluids are critical! stop the caffeine! ...Read more

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What to do to stop binge eating and cravings?

What to do to stop binge eating and cravings?

Binge eating: Encourage you to try a 12 step program called over eater's anonymous. It is free, confidential, informative, supportive, ; can be effective. You will learn about your dysfunctional relationship w food as well as finding out about healthier coping behaviors. Would see your physician to determine if there are any underlying medical conditions. Working w an addiction medicine specialist can help. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop food binges?

What can you do to stop food binges?

Zonisamide: There behavioral interventions and pharmacologic interventions that are helpful. A good doctor to work with is aa psychiatrist. The medication that has the best evidence is zonisamide but some patients need 400mg a day which can cause some GI side effects. ...Read more

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Can probiotics help you avoid diarrhea?

Yes: Probiotics can help replenish the gut with healthy microbes. ...Read more

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What food to eat to stop muliple bowl movements?

What food to eat to stop muliple bowl movements?

It depends: Many healthy people have multiple bowel movements/day. The questions are how many, what consistency and how do you feel. In healthy people vegetables, whole grains, legumes and fruit are full of fiber and promote healthy bms. If you have diarrhea, then see your doctor, ck food intolerances. Another option to slow chronic diarrhea is probiotics/ prebiotics or soluble fiber without water. ...Read more

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Are there foods I can eat to relieve diarrhea?

Are there foods I can eat to relieve diarrhea?

Yes: To relieve diarrhea you should limit your self to clear liquids until the diarrhea slows down. You can start with foods that will have a tendency to harden the stools like bananas, rice, apples. Avoid milk products and keep up fluid intake to replace stool losses. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more