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What foods make you bloated when you are trying to lose weight?

What foods make you bloated when you are trying to lose weight?

Food sensitivities: Here is a short list of common foods many people are actually sensitive to which can add to bloat, inflammation and water retention; wheat, egg, dairy, corn, peanuts, soy, other glutenous grains. Consider paleolithic eating as well. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can take to prevent a bloated stomach, are there certain foods that cause bloating?

Is there anything i can take to prevent a bloated stomach, are there certain foods that cause 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 can I do for constant bloating? No pain, just bloated all the time. I eat healthy and I try to stay away from fatty foods and minimize sodium.

What can I do for constant bloating? No pain, just bloated all the time. I eat healthy and I try to stay away from fatty foods and minimize sodium.

Bloating: Bloating and constipation usually occur together. I always advise to first increase the amount of water and fiber in your diet. It is also a good idea to see your doctor for consideration of blood work. Alternatively, over the counter medicines such as colace (docusate sodium) and simethicone may help with a bloating sensation. ...Read more

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I weight 114lbs 5`1 height. How can I stop bloating? And how can I prevent it. I drink alot of water but foods make me bloat

I weight 114lbs 5`1 height. How can I stop bloating? And how can I prevent it. I drink alot of water but foods make me bloat

Eat probiotics: Add yogurt and Kafir and probitics to replenish the Gut bacteria. Try to find out what causes the problem either certain type of vegetables, or Bread/Pasta/Pizza or milk product. if you can associate with some thing, may eliminate that group of food for 2 week to see if symptoms resolve. If not reintroduce that gr. of food and move onto another. Make sure you are not constipated. Your weight OK. ...Read more

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Do antiboitics make you bloated?

Do antiboitics make you bloated?

Power of probiotics: Antibiotic use is usually associated with eliminating "good bacteria" dr your colon which then may promote overgrowth of other opportunistic bacteria. These produce gas as they consume micronutrients in the colonic lumen. The easy solution us to take probiotics along with antibiotics and also take antibiotics judiciously only if there're is a true evidence of a bacterial infection as indicated ...Read more

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Can chewing too much gum make you bloated?

Can chewing too much gum make you bloated?

When chewing gum,: The salivary glands are getting stimulated and will prompt you to swallow. Since the gum is not meant to be swallowed, air is getting swallowed instead. The more air is swallowed, the more one can feel bloated. Chewing gum habitually is also not good for the temporomandibular joint. ...Read more

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Hi can flucillin make you bloated and tired?

Hi can flucillin make you bloated and tired?

Flucloxacillin: Like any antibiotic, flucloxacillin can cause potential side effects. The most common are gastrointestinal problems. Fatigue would be unusual as a side effect of this medicine. If you are able to tolerate it, you should finish out the course of the antibiotic. If not, or if the side effects worsen, contact the doctor who prescribed it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a UTI make you bloated?

Can a UTI make you bloated?

UTI: Utis cause inflammation within the bladder and many people get the sensation of bloating due to the internal inflammation. ...Read more

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I'am aften have bloated stomach ,what to use for bloating stomach?

Dietary adjustment: Reduce your total intake. You may need to go by trial and error to determine which foods cause bloating. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What can I take for my bloating because i'm always bloated even when i'm not on my cycle?

What can I take for my bloating because i'm always bloated even when i'm not on my cycle?

Finding the cause: First you must find out or determine what is causing the bloating. It sounds like this is not gyn related and should be addressed with your family physician. ...Read more

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Does nutritional yeast make you bloated?

Fermentation: It certainly can. Consider that yeast is used to make bread (which rises up from the gas bubbles produced)... and of course beer which has all those bubbles! So if you're consuming yeast - I would expect 'gas' to form in your GI tract and created the bloated symptoms you're feeling. Why not take a break from the yeast and see if it goes away? ...Read more

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Im always bloated and haven't had a period in 5 months .whats causing my bloating and period not to start?

Im always bloated and haven't had a period in 5 months .whats causing my bloating and period not to start?

Pregnancy or PCOS: Bloating is a common symptom of hormonal change. Missing periods is a sign of an ovulation disorder. It is a common problem. Birth control is often prescribed to help control the hormonal changes associated with missing your periods. It can reduce your risks. There are options. And sometimes other reasons exist to explain the problem. An more thorough assessment is always prudent. ...Read more

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Do kidney stones make you bloated?

Do kidney stones make you bloated?

yes: Kidney stones can cause inflammation which can lead to irritation of other abdominal organs, like the intestine. Intestinal inflammation can lead to bloating and distention. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if morning after pill make you bloated?

Can you tell me if morning after pill make you bloated?

Possibly: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Can having a cold cause bloating? I have had a cold for 3 days now and noticed I am very bloated.

Can having a cold cause bloating? I have had a cold for 3 days now and noticed I am very bloated.

Yes: Inflammation and diet changes that go along with a cold can cause some changes in gastrointestinal function. Eat well, stay hydrated and get adequate rest and bloating associated with a cold will resolve. ...Read more

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I just drastically increased watee intake to relieve bloating. Why am I more bloated now than I was before?

I just drastically increased watee intake to relieve bloating. Why am I more bloated now than I was before?

Too much water?: They can increase fluid retention and headaches. Also will lead to electrolyte imbalance and other problems. You are making the problem worse by "DRASTICALLY INCREASING WATER" Take what you need to stay hydrated. See your MD if the situation persist. ...Read more