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Why Do I Get Muscle Cramps After I Eat Bananas
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Could be allergic: It is possible to become allergic to a food as an adult. Allergy testing helps to determine if it is an allergy or intolerance. Any food that causes untoward symptoms should be avoided at least until allergy can be ruled out by appropriate testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with eggs? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with eggs and your symptoms of diarrhea. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more
Your body chemistry: Each of us can metabolize/digest certain foods better than other foods. You may have difficulty with jalapenos. If you have other foods that bother you it might be helpful to get a food sensitivity test (great plains lab) and find out what is best to avoid. Otherwise, happy eating. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Nightshades: In some people, foods from the nightshade family (eggplant, tomatoes, potatoes [not yams or sweet potatoes, which come from other plant families], etc) are pro-inflammatory. They contain components which can irritate your digestive system, producing diarrhea. Also this can contribute to the junctions between cells lining your GI system becoming "leaky" and leading to additional problems. ...Read more
Dairy products-pain: Some ethnic groups, older people, & people who take antibiotics often may have a condition of "lactose intolerance", i.e., they lack (to varying degrees) the enzyme that breaks down milk sugar so it is digestible. Those who lack enzyme develop bloating, gas, diarrhea. Lactaid/dairy ease tablets provide this enzyme; also have pre-treated milk. Some ice creams are "lactose free". ...Read more
Problem eating fish: Dietary triggers for GI symptoms are individualized; it's worthwhile keeping a food diary to see if correlates with certain foods. In general, gut stimulants (caffeine) & dietary fats often precipitate IBS-like complaints. About a third of IBS patients tolerate poorly dietary fiber sources. How your fish is prepared may be more important from the perspective of symptoms than that it is fish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The answer depends on several issues. Is it all foods, some food, trigger foods, how long has this been going on, other symptoms, are you anxious, etc. It could be food poisoning, could be a simple viral gastroenteritis, could be irritable bowel sydrome-d (ibs-d). If perisits, you need to see a dr. For a clinical exam and the dignosis. Best wishes. ...Read more
Expasnsion: Cereal, starches, and other foods often expand after it is eaten and absorbs all of the liquid that it can. Sometimes eating more slowly helps you control portion sizes and reduce that bloated feeling. If symptoms persist it would be wise to see your doctor. ...Read more
Since having gallbladder out i get hungry alot and when i do i get belly pain then bloating and burning , when i do eat abit after i get diahorrea?
Ur not digesting fat: Following GB surgery, you no longer have bile to break down fats in your diet. Most surgeons don't tell their patients about this but it is definitely the case (they mainly warn about eating fats). You need to either be on a near zero fat diet (not healthy) or get bile acid tablets and take them before each meal. If that doesn't work, a GI consult would be indicated. ...Read more
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