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Can soda help an upset stomach or a bloated stomach?

Can soda help an upset stomach or a bloated stomach?

Slightly flattened: Ginger ale. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Is flat soda good for when you have a upset stomach and are kinda scared to eat anything?

Old fashion Rx: A few decades ago we routinely advised patients to sip a little flat cola over ice chips to settle a stomach. Now they have an otc product "emetrol" that is based on the same idea. It works for some. The idea is to take small volumes frequently until the stomach stops the spasms. ...Read more

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Over the past few weeks I've been feeling naseous, and seem to have an upset stomach often. I drink a lot of soda (2-3 cans). Could that be the cause?

Over the past few weeks I've been feeling naseous, and seem to have an upset stomach often. I drink a lot of soda (2-3 cans). Could that be the cause?

YES: Distension of your stomach can produce nausea and gas with soda is a GREAT "distender".....why don't you quit the soda for a while and see if this helps??????

Suggestion only

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Is it possible to prevent heart burn and/ or upset stomach by ceasing to drink soda?

Is it possible to prevent heart burn and/ or upset stomach by ceasing to drink soda?

Possible, but...: It is possible. Doesn't hurt to try! However please see your doctor since heart burn and upset stomach can also be symptoms of heart disease. ...Read more

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What are some OTC things to help an upset stomach?

What are some OTC things to help an upset stomach?

Emetrol, flat cola: Emetrol and sips of flat cola over ice chips can help settle an upset stomach. Avoiding fatty foods, cheese, milk for a day or two helps also while something simple like apple sauce, & jello may stay down in small quantities. ...Read more

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How to help an upset stomach from eating a huge papaya?

How to help an upset stomach from eating a huge papaya?

PEMF units: Use pemf units will reset pain - common cause is indigestion or inflammatory bowel - need to use betaine hcl to improve digestion - biotic research has a product called bio-hpl which helps with h. Pylori the common cause for ulcers. ...Read more

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What can you do to help an upset stomach during ovulation?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Upset stomach "what do I take? "

Upset stomach "what do I take? "

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea / upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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How do you cure an upset stomach?

How do you cure an upset stomach?

More specific please: "upset stomach" is not enough information to help you. Do you have nausea with/without vomiting, fullness, bloating, gassiness, pain (if so in what location (s)), bleeding, diarrhea/constipation/change in baseline bowel habits, tenderness, distension? Are you pregnant, have underlying disease, >60? ...Read more

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What is good for a upset stomach?

Try OTC Ranitadine: It's simply zantac (ranitidine). If this doesn't help, go see your doc. You may need prilosec. You also may need a workup and a GI referral. ...Read more

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How do you address an upset stomach?

How do you address an upset stomach?

Bland diet, fluids: A bland diet (no added spice, acidic foods, sugary, or salty). Some good foods are in the brat diet - bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast (unbuttered). Also, plenty of fluids. This will make sure you stay hydrated and get proper nutrients and calories. ...Read more

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Ginger is it good for upset stomach?

Ginger is it good for upset stomach?

Usually: Ginger, even in the form of ginger ale, is often soothing for an upset stomach. ...Read more

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Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Advice for treating an upset stomach?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What can I eat with an upset stomach?

What can I eat with an upset stomach?

Try ginger: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What should I eat if an upset stomach?

What should I eat if an upset stomach?

Bland, BRAT: A bland diet (no added spice, acidic foods, sugary, or salty). Some good foods are in the brat diet - bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast (unbuttered). Also, plenty of fluids. This will make sure you stay hydrated and get proper nutrients and calories. ...Read more

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What causes a long term upset stomach?

What causes a long term upset stomach?

Nausea: There are many possible reasons for nausea. Please see this extensive list of possible causes of nausea by mayo clinic: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/nausea/my00572/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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How to help upset stomach due to pill?

How to help upset stomach due to pill?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What causes an nervous / upset stomach?

What causes an nervous / upset stomach?

Adrenalin: When people are anxious, the brain initiates a "fight or flight" response--as though one is being physically threatened. Hormones in the bloodstream (and direct nervous system connections) cause many physical changes associated with survival. One is to try to empty the stomach. Sir laurence olivier had such bad stage fright he threw up before every performance! ...Read more

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What to eat on upset stomach--seven up?

Ginger ale (slightly: Flattened).The simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can v nausea. ...Read more

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What should one eat for an upset stomach?

Fluids, initially: First, clear liquids. If you can handle that, you can try eating what you feel hungry for, avoiding spicy and fatty foods. ...Read more

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What can cause an upset stomach so often?

What can cause an upset stomach so often?

Can you be more...: ...specific? By "upset stomach" do you mean nausea, fullness, achiness, indigestion, stabbing pain, etc? And where in your abdomen do you localize your distress please? ...Read more

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Please tell me what to take for upset stomach?

Please tell me what to take for upset stomach?

Try ginger: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also impacts the feedback loop between nausea center in the brain and the stomach. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. ...Read more

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Been having upset stomach for 2 days now. Help?

Ginger: For upset stomach try ginger in the form of slightly flattened ginger ale, ginger tea or crystallized ginger. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I get an upset stomach everytime I eat?

Unsure: There are many causes for an upset stomach. Local causes may include:gastritis, celiac disease, ulcers, tumors and blockages. Non-local GI causes include:gallbladder disease, small or large bowel obstruction. Other causes include:central nervous system disorders. Medications can also cause this. Your dr should be able to help you find out your specific reason. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can settle an upset stomach?

Can you tell me how I can settle an upset stomach?

GI Upset: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also impacts the feedback loop between nausea center in the brain and the stomach. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Upset Stomach (Definition)

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