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Why Do I Get Stomach Pain When I Consume Dairy Products
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
Not sure: Maybe you need to drink your milk at different time after exercise or could be you could drink a smaller amount before. Try smaller amount first then if still problem skip milk before but make sure your still getting your 3-a-day of calcium from your diet at different times. If still a problem see your health care provider but bring a dietary record-what you eat, when you exercise, when/what sx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reason: Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus that drips down the back of your throat when you have a cold. Although drinking milk may make phlegm thicker and more irritating to your throat than it would normally be, milk doesn't cause your body to make more phlegm. In fact, frozen dairy products can soothe a sore throat and provide calories when you otherwise may not eat. ...Read more
Why do I get cramps when I eat and when i do when do my boobs hurts why I have IBS and excessive stomach acid Abdominal tenderness, epigastric ?
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
Suplimental: You should be able to take a form of calcium tablets without any problem. They are not of dairy origin. Look for them at your pharmacy. Determine the daily requirement for you age and weight. Make sure that you do not have other complicating illness such as kidney disease so contact your doctor to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
When i eat eggs and dairy I have several issues. Usually it makes my stomach upset and everything after. Do you think I am allergic?
Can i still drink regular milk if I am lactose intolerant? I get cramps, but nothing i can't handle and diarrhea but doesn't really bother me.
Sugar and Potassium: You may be a person with a very sensative parasympathetic nervous system(pns) both sugar and potassium (k+) are potent stimulators of your pns and fruit is filled with sugar and k+. When your pns is activated your GI system will become more active and you may experience cramps. What to do? Either don't eat fruit or eat it only with foods that will keep your blood sugar more stable like cheese. ...Read more
Why drink beer: Why do you frionk beer if it gives you severe pain and burning in the gut. The body is telling you the you may well have a sever allergy to the contents of the beer and you should avoid alcohol or yeast products and fermented products. An igg food allergy test may clearly demonstrate this and other allergy issues to foods that you have. ...Read more
Everytime i eat any meat i get ill and get lose stools like water , I have IBS so i can't eat dairy n spicy things but y am i ill when I have meats?
Meat: Well, it may be that you cannot meats either. Perhaps, there are certain kinds of meat you cannot digest well like red meat, but you may do better with chicken, say. Also, you may choose to avoid fried meat but go with baked, say. Also, grinding meat may digest better than meat pieces. ...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
Whenever i eat greasy foods i always have gas and and my stomach sometimes bloat,what do recommend?
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