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Is it true you shouldnt swim right after eating?
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Ok just a simple dip
It is not a good idea to do any extrenuous activities after a large meal because you likely will experience "stomach cramps" after eating, much of your blood flows to the stomach/intestine to help with digesting the food, so extrenuous activities will pull blood away to your arms/legs etc.
..Thus adversely affecting digestion. So, gentle activities such as walking/dipping are fine. Good luck.

In brief: Ok just a simple dip
It is not a good idea to do any extrenuous activities after a large meal because you likely will experience "stomach cramps" after eating, much of your blood flows to the stomach/intestine to help with digesting the food, so extrenuous activities will pull blood away to your arms/legs etc.
..Thus adversely affecting digestion. So, gentle activities such as walking/dipping are fine. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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