Top
20
Doctor insights on: Why Do I Get Hiccups When I Eat Carrots

Share
1

1
Why do I get hiccups when i eat raw carrots?

Why do I get hiccups when i eat raw carrots?

I do not know: Everyone is created different and maybe carrots cause an irritation of your phrenic nerve that innervates the diaphragm causing you to hiccup. Avoid carrots if you do not want to hiccup. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Hatem Asad
169 doctors shared insights

Hiccups (Definition)

Hiccups = involuntary spasm of diaphragm followed by ...Read more


2

2
Why do I hiccup when I eat green chillies?

Why do I hiccup when I eat green chillies?

Air swallowing: Hiccups may be related to activity which results in spasm of the diaphragm, the muscles under the lungs. In your case it may be eating too quickly, or from swallowing air while you eat. ...Read more

3

3
Why do I get diarrhea when i eat eggs?

Why do I get diarrhea when i eat eggs?

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

5

5
Why do I get dizzy after I eat sugar?

Why do I get dizzy after I eat sugar?

?: Well, the sugar isn't doing it. You need a workup for dizziness. There are too numerous to count possibilities. Sugar isn't one of them, though. ...Read more

6

6
Why do I get diarrhea whenever i eat tomatoes?

Why do I get diarrhea whenever i eat tomatoes?

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

8

8
Why do I get hiccups so often when I drink?

Hicupps: Hicupps, are caused by sudden contractions of the diaphragm, which results from irritation of the nerve that controls that muscle function.This nerve runs close to the esophagus(food pipe), you propably get the hiccups when you drink cold liquids, at a fast pace.Another cause can be seen in people who has gastric reflux, or hiatal hernia. ...Read more

9

9
Why do I cough severely after i eat food?

Why do I cough severely after i eat food?

Aspiration?: If eating or drinking provokes vigorous coughing then aspiration should be considered. There is a swallow evaluation that can be done to look for aspiration risk, and if proven then other strategies new to be pursued with a GI specialist and possibly a nutritionist. ...Read more

10

10
Why do I sometimes get nausea if I do not eat right away when I am hungry?

Why do I sometimes get nausea if I do not eat right away when I am hungry?

Low blood sugar: These symptoms relate to low blood sugar. It suggests that you might have a condition called glucose intolerance. Your doctor can evaluate you and a special diet may be indicated. If you are overweight, it aggravates the problem and weight loss and more exercise will help. ...Read more

11

11
Why do I get heartburn after every thing I eat?

Why do I get heartburn after every thing I eat?

No LES/Acid: You many have many reasons for this but apparently your lower esophageal sphincter (les) is not working and/or you have an overproducton of acid. Severe gerd (gastroesophageal reflux) needs evaluation with an endoscopy and treatment for findings and underlying causes. Usually a ppi (prilosec type drug) is used and maybe an h-2 (zantac (ranitidine) type). You need evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Why do I get hiccups after eating carrots? Usually anytime I eat raw carrots

DON'T know: Hiccups are the uncontrolled contractions of the diaphragm muscle (which controls breathing). This fetal reflex is thought to get the 'new born ready to breath' before birth. In you, raw carrots happen to be a trigger. It is probably the texture of the food impacting the esophagus (food pipe). I guess you have to eat them cooked. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Why do I shake when I get hungry?

Why do I shake when I get hungry?

This is usually..: ...attributed to low blood sugar. Most people naturally eat frequently enough to avoid their blood sugar dropping too low causing hypoglycemia. It is very unusual that a person truly has something wrong with her pancreas and blood sugar metabolism. Most often, just remembering to eat something at least every 3 to 4 hours will do the trick. But if this doesn't help, see your doctor for testing:) ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Why do i get hungry after pooping?

Why do i get  hungry after pooping?

You need food: Well after eating, what ever is not absorbed is excreted as poo. Your stomach is now empty and you get hungry. ...Read more

15

15
Why do I fart when I eat beans?

Why do I fart when I eat beans?

Fucose+ bacteria: Beans basic make up includes a sugar called fucose which humans don't digest. The background bacteria in your gut will digest it & convert it to gas in the process. The same process occurs to people who are lactose intolerant, as the bacteria convert that sugar to gas & cause bloating & cramps. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
16

16
Why do I get palpitations after i eat?

Why do I get palpitations after i eat?

Perhaps due to...: Endothelial dysfunction? Fatty means can cause the inner lining of your arteries to become sluggish, thus slow down blood supply to organs, including your heart. ...Read more

17

17
Why do I always get indigestion after I eat?

Why do I always get indigestion after I eat?

Dyspepsia : The most common causes of indigestion are eating too much or too fast, Acid Reflux, gastritis, gastric ulcer, Functional dyspepsia (motility problem of stomach). Dyspepsia is common among patients with UC. Also Gluten sensitivity is common among patients with UC which may cause Dyspepsia. Talk to your Gasteroenterologist. ...Read more

18

18
Why do I sneeze whenever i eat chocolate?

Why do I sneeze whenever i eat chocolate?

It's a nerve reflex: Not necessarily an allergy. The trigeminal nerve has 3 branches - opthalmic, for the eyes. The maxillary branch, which helps regulate sneezes, ; the mandibular branch, which regulates the mouth. Some people have links between the branches. A common crossover is where bright light can trigger a sneeze. Less common is the chocolate one. I sympathize because it happens to me too! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
Why do I get gas everytime I eat?

Why do I get gas everytime I eat?

Multiple factors: diet, digestive enzymes, gallbaldder, stomach or intestines. Get examined and checked. ...Read more