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Doctor insights on: What Causes Bloating After A Half Marathon

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What causes frequent bloating?

What causes frequent bloating?

Maybe IBS, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bloating?

What are the causes of bloating?

Multiple: Abdominal bloating is a common, non-specific symptom with multiple causes. Typically this is from benign causes such as gas or spasm. However, this may be caused by serious problems such as cancer and should be evaluated carefully by your physician. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive bloating?

What can cause excessive bloating?

Bloating: Bloating can occur for several reasons. Consider doing a diet diary and seeing of there is an association with certain foods. Often the case in most of my patients is that there is not enough fresh fruits and vegetables in their diet which results in poor bowel movements. ...Read more

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What could cause constant bloating?

Numerous things: Many things can cause one to feel bloated. Bloating is normal process that in some can become uncomfortable. I would start a probiotic, simethicone with meals and treat constipation with MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) if you have to. Then go see a md. ...Read more

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What could cause a feeling of bloating?

What could cause a feeling of bloating?

Just about anything: Constipation, gas, tumor, ulcer, irritable bowel, lactose intolerance, gluten enteropathy, food allergy, pregnancy, stress, splenomegaly ascites, etc. Bloatingis very vague and needs more qualifiers to limit the possibilities. ...Read more

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What types of foods do not cause bloating?

What types of foods do not cause bloating?

DASH diet: The dietary approach to systolic hypertension diet is quite effective. It can easily be found with a google search. Also sodium intake should be reduced to 2000 mg per day. Most foods have labels with sodium amount. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my constant bloating?

What could be the cause of my constant bloating?

Perhaps: It's your diet. First avoid beans, broccoli, and cauliflower, as well as diet sodas and sugarless gums and candies. You might also want to try to low FODMAP diet. Stanford has a good handout on the diet you can find by googling. ...Read more

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Can eating quinoa cause bloating?

Can eating quinoa cause bloating?

Possibly: Quinoa is definitely high in indigestible fiber, thus may increase fermentation products from GI bacteria, leading to more gas production, ie., bloating. Your colon will get used to it, and thus less bloating after a while, so best to increase fiber in small increments to lessen this side effect! ...Read more

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Do lentils cause bloating?

Do lentils cause bloating?

Most likely: Lentils are essentially peas. Beans and peas are notorious in some persons to cause increased gas and bloating. I know of no reason for lentils not to do the same. Try some beano, phazyme-95, mylicon gas or other antiflatulent if this is an issue for you. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cause bloating?

Can antibiotics cause bloating?

Yes: High doses or long courses of antibiotics can cause a disruption in the amount and balance of the bacteria in your digestive track and cause bloating. Probiotics or yogurt can be taken to help with these symptoms . ...Read more

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Do antibiotics cause pain and bloating?

Do antibiotics cause pain and bloating?

Sometimes: Antibiotics can affect the normal intestinal flora and put the normal colonies of bacteria in your gut into different ratios. This can cause pain and bloating. Try supplementing with probiotics and the problem should subside after the completion of the antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can hemoroids cause constipation and bloating?

Can hemoroids cause constipation and bloating?

Constipation : Usually constipation causes bloating and long term constipation results in haemorrhoid . http://patient.info/doctor/constipation-in-adults-pro ...Read more

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What causes bloating during or before your period?

What causes bloating during or before your period?

Hormones: The interplay of the muliple hormones pre, during and post menses have a lot o do with fluid retention.So does your physical and sexual activity.As does your diet.As you can see many things play a role in "bloating" around your period. ...Read more

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Why would alfalfa leaf cause bloating and diarrhea?

It can have this: Effect. I was unable to determine the reason that alfalfa can cause abdominal discomfort, loose, more frequent stools & flatus. ...Read more