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Ibs Affect Exercise
To a degree: Angina is a manifestation of coronary artery disease whose primary cause is the formation of cholesterol plaques that narrow the vessel. Cholesterol plaque formation is directly linked to the degree of cholesterol concentration which, in turn, is partly dependent on the exogenous cholesterol supply. So, foods high in cholesterol will contribute to plaque formation and eventually to angina. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Yes: One of the factors that increases the severity of symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome is stress. Exercise generally decreases stress for most people and thus may help with treating irritable bowel syndrome. Fiber (either natural or supplemental) typically helps as well as meditation and yoga. Some prescription medications do exist and work to varying degrees. ...Read more
Yes!: Exercise, especially the cardiovascular type, raises your heart rate because of increased adrenaline release. This increased circulating adrenaline increases your metabolism (and calorie burn, even when resting.) keep up the exercise and you'll keep up the metabolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Certainly if you don't feel well, have pain, diarrhea, bleeding can put a damper on sex life. Fistulas (abnormal connection between loop of bowel and something else-bowel, bladder, vagina, outside world) definitely can affect sex life. Meds like steroids can affect. Sulfasalazine can decrease sperm count. Ostomies can be a challenge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have moderate diverticulosis, gastritis, celiac disease, and lactose intolerance. How do increase fiber in my diet besides taking Metamucil?
Yes: Low fiber and inadequate fluid intake as well as excessive caffeine and alcohol intake can contribute to constipation and hemorrhoidal symptoms. Chronic diarrhea can also aggravate the hemorrhoidal tissue. Try to avoid foods and habits that contribute to either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hook shape Celiac artery w/stenosis cause chronic constipation, abd pain,nausea after eating. I eat high fiber, water, Miralax, exercise daily.
Mirtazapine/elavil/lyrica - one causing weight gain in midsection? On librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) for IBS symptoms. Eating well. Limited exercise - back surgery. 5'9 175.
Depression does not: 30% of panic patients worsen with exercise due to panic response to build-up of lactic acid. 1/3 feel better and 1/3 don't feel any different. With generalized anxiety disorder people often feel better. The same holds for ptsd unless running is a trigger for flashbacks. Getting people with social anxiety out to exercise is sometimes difficult. I have no idea re: ocd. Colleagues? Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will taking Creatine Monohydrate adversely affect my Ulcertaive Colitis? (e.g., cause flares, etc.)
It should not.: There are different genetic gegrees of hypermobility syndrome. It might affect your weight if you are severely limited in your ability to engage in appropriate exercise due to your syndrome. Otherwise, i know of no direct relationship that would prevent you from choosing the right foods and portion sizes to encourage your "body" to lose weight. ...Read more
Rome Criteria: There is no lab test or procedure to diagnose ibs, but labs, xrays, colonoscopy, endoscopy can be used to rule out other conditions that are similar to ibs. Ibs is often diagnosed when one has the signs and symptoms of the rome criteria. These are criteria that experts have set up to diagnose ibs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have lost over 77 IBS since last year through constant exercise and diet. Are there anything I should be aware of healthwise?
Congratulations!: That's great. Please stay close to your doc because your lab values will change and the work of your heart is changing also. Slow and steady is the way to go. The way you see yourself in a mirror and in your self-concept will change also, but there is often a one to two year lag in that. You will still feel overweight and see yourself that way for a while. Focus on the inner person above all. ...Read more
Why are some girls so skinny? They eat food but they don't exercise. They're tall or average height like 5'6 and weight like 100 Ibs. How and why?
Different metabolism: There is a spectrum of metabolism in humans. Some are efficient users of calories and are prone to overweight and diabetes. Others are calorie wasters and will stay thin almost no matter how much they seem to eat. So you are describing girls who either are calorie wasters or secretly controlling their diet in a way you cannot observe. ...Read more
Slowly and carefully: You just need to start slowly and build up on a constant but persistent basis. Also, keep a careful inventory of what you eat. There are good apps that can track your daily calories and this can be very helpful. There are also medicines that can help. Also, very important to diagnose and treat any underlying diseases such as sleep apnea, diabetes, etc. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Is there a permanent cure for IBS,What should be done in terms of diet and exercise.Any medicine or treatment which can cure it.Help.Thanks?
IBS, no cure: increasing your intake of fiber-rich foods (fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains) can improve your condition and encourage normal bowel movements. Unfortunately, too much fiber can worsen symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, wherein you may deal with abdominal bloating and gas. Limit your fiber intake to 20 to 35 grams a day, and slowly increase your intake to ward off bloating ...Read more
Got anxiety & IBS been good lately, today went trampolining after months of no exercise, felt sick from jumping, 2 hours later low abdo Pain, related?
No Exercise and IBS: Thank you for your inquiry. Even though lately the IBS and anxiety symptoms appear controlled, the trampolining after months of no exercise combined with these conditions may be responsible for you feeling sick and the subsequent pain. If these symptoms persist, however, I would definitely consult with your primary care doctor. I hope things have improved since then. ...Read more
Hi, I'm a 13 years old girl and weigh 138.5 Ibs and my height it 5'6. I don't exercise a lot but I ride horses three times a week and do excersize vid?
Could you tell me some things that may help urgency with IBS,I can't go anywhere without a toilet. Diet exercise not helped much. Don't want Imodium (loperamide) ?
Non-specific: IBS is a non disease, describing a complex of vague & undefined problems, such as gas, bloating, irregularity, cramps, etc. Your best bet is a good balanced diet, with fiber, excellent hydration, especially water, and yogurt. If you don't like yogurt , take a probiotic 3-4 times a week. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urge to have bowel movements but when I go I can't or only manage to get a few hard pebbles. Increased fiber, water, exercise, stool Softener. IBS?
Not necessarily: One with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe medication like Linzess, if laxatives aren't working. ...Read more
What are the best diet/food to control flatulence, IBS and passing gas?Could doing exercise assist me to to be relieved from that?
Intestinal gas: The more fiber there is in your diet, the more gas is produced as well as cramping and maybe pain. Although fiber is healthy for you, it takes getting used to the excess bulk. Adding more yogurt may help, like the ones with bifidus regularis and acidophilus. You can ask your gastroenterologist if an anti-yeast or antibiotic may help to control growth of certain pathogens in the gut. ...Read more
Would daily exercise help with bowel problems such as diarrhea or IBS? What kind of exercise, I was thinking walking, maybe 10-20 minutes.
Talked to doctor and she said i need to exercise to lose weight but I am BMI 17.71 and 100lbs. She knows I am bloated and have ibs. I am fed up.
2 alp tests one month apart at 150. All other liver tests normal. 5 months postpartum with preeclampsia and ibs. Could this be from strenuous exercise
I am wondering if I am an IBS sufferer as I suffer from consistent bouts of constipation, bloating, and just overall intestinal discomfort more often then I feel comfortable. I exercise 4-5 times a week, drink 70-90 oz of water a day, eat salads daily, tr
DX w/IBS, GERD, gastritis.The only time my stomach feels normal is if it's empty. Food/drinks & exercise cause reflux or ULQ pain. Is this IBS typical?
Possible.: It's hard to say what's typical for IBS since it becomes a diagnosis when we've excluded all other things. This may be what is typical for IBS for you, but not for another individual. It certainly falls within the spectrum of symptoms for IBS. If the symptoms are getting worse however, it's time to go back to your gastroenterologist. ...Read more
I'm 19 had IBS after huge stress/anxiety, now it's been 4 months and had medicines but nothing, I'm fatigued, little dizzy and have headaches, also panic attacks. I exercise but not outgoing anymore..
Consider: addressing your stress/ anxiety if you are already on meds for IBS. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Don't isolate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could constip/distension after prolonged diarrhea cause sciatic/nerve irritation? 3 days now w/continuous (ie constant not crampy) bilateral calf pain. No unusual exercise. Hist of ibs, fasciculation
Diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome. I have a bad pain in my left side that intensifies prior to a bowel movement. Also have IBS. Never had these issues till I lost 70lbs through strict diet and exercise. What's wrong?
IBS, PCOS: I commend you for your losing 70lbs, thus decreasing risk of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) complications. “bad pain in left side that intensifies prior to a bowel movement” is likely due to Irritable Bowel syndrome(IBS) Stress Anxiety, Depression ,Hormones and Gastroenteritis can aggravate symptoms of IBS. See Gastroenterologist. See Gynecologist for PCOS. See Psychiatrist for Therapy. ...Read more
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