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Problems With Digesting Mussels
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
Does digestive enzymes help digestion when you are on a high protein diet? I'm having problems with constipation
Yes..: Metformin has 4 major mechanisms of action:1) it decreases glucose absorption from the GI tract 2) it inhibits production of glucose by the liver 3), it increases sensitivity of Insulin receptors and it 4)increases fatty acid oxidation. So that should not be an uncommon experience for patients. ...Read more
Probs are high bp/cholesterol/allergies and back/hip problems. Family rec the paleo diet which could have 5-6 eggs. Is this ok with these conditions?
Can try a form of it: There are many different ways to do the paleo diet. Some people eat large amounts of meat ; eggs, but one could be vegan on a paleo diet. Whether you do a paleo diet or not, i advise eating mostly organic fruits ; vegetables. 1 egg a day does not increase heart risk but 5-6 does. Organic grass-raised meats, chicken ; wild salmon are fine to eat. See http://happyherbivore.Com/2010/12/vegan-paleo/. ...Read more
Yes: Most common associated symptoms related to feeding include regurgitation (ge reflux), emesis, cough, choking, and slow feedings. Infants with laryngomalacia may have a difficult time coordinating suck swallow breath sequence for feeding as a result of their airway obstruction and sometimes have aspiration problems.Treatment of ge reflux and thickening of feedings for aspiration often help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could pancreatic insufficiency be linked with trouble digesting sugars (bc of amylase), or only lipids?
Chronic pancreatitis: Chronic pancreatitis is hallmarked by problems absorbing fats (greasy, floating stools, sometimes gray or chalky). Problems with sugar metabolism come later as more of the pancreas is damaged. Chronic pancreatitis is further characterized less by low amylase production and more with lack of Insulin production and associated problems with glucagon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." "DA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." ...Read more
Other causes likely: True (ige-mediated) food allergy is more likely to cause hives, breathing difficulty, abdominal pain and vomiting. Genetically modified foods can cause similar reactions. Excessive burping may be due to gastroesophageal reflux disease. Bloating could be a results of consitpation or celiac disease. ...Read more
Whenever i eat dairy foods, nuts and egg my stomach ache, bloat with a lots of noise, what's the problem with my digestion system please ?
Could pancreatic insufficiency cause difficulty digesting fats? The digestive symptom are severe. Empirically, a very low-fat diet helps.
pancreatic insuffici: Pancreatic insufficiency causes difficulty digesting fats: read this wiki... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/exocrine_pancreatic_insufficiency. ...Read more
What are the advantages and disadvantages in eating too many peanuts? Do peanuts give you digestive problems?
Too much of anything: Is bad for you, no matter how healthy. ...Read more
Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?
Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, although you should probably still avoid them or pre-treat with your asthma inhaler prior to indulging. See an allergist to be properly tested to ensure this isn't an allergy that is emerging and proceed as they suggest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Malnutrition: Not eating enough food or proper nutrients leads to abnormalities in cellular health and function. This leads to deficiencies in function of many organs in the body too numerous to list. Common sense should tell you how to correct bad eating habits, but if you need help, schedule one visit with a registered dietician at your hospital. ...Read more
I have yellow stools with seeds in them is this ok as i'm eating gluton free oat cerial it looks like i'm not digestion seeds or nuts properly. ?
Seeds don't digest : In general most seeds which are not chewed will pass through your digestive tract unchanged. You usually do not notice this as it is hidden in your stool. Changes in diet such as a gluten-free diet can often lead to changes in stool color and character. Certainly if you have any other associated symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain or weight loss you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Not usually: Early after surgery there may be some fatty food intolerance, with abdominal cramping or diarrhea. Usually that resolves in a few weeks, if it happens at all. There is about a 1 in 400 chance of having persistent diarrhea after eating, which may not be specifically related to fatty foods. ...Read more