... I'm unable to digest Romaine lettuce. And everyone tells me that's an easy one to digest. So no it's not uncommon, I just avoid the romaine lettuce. ... (2 replies)
... i can't digest my food. I know this sounds wierd.. but it takes weeks for me to go to the bathroom. ... (8 replies)
... Hi all
I had a Salad on Sunday and when I work up Monday it cleaned me out. It did not have D in the AM but did have a large, very large soft movement. Then I ate breakfast at work I felt like it went through me about 2 hrs later.
I have been off ever since, does anyone else have this problem? (0 replies)
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I had a stomach biopsy and colonoscopy for Celiac Disease a few years ago, which turned up nothing. My mistake was that I had gone off of wheat products for several months before the test, and my body had stopped making antibodies against it. You need the antibodies in your system in order for the test to... (4 replies)
... Aussiegirl2 - Fructose Malabsorption is big in Oz. I think the Monash University are involved. If you Google it along with Jacquleine Barrett and/or Peter Gibson and you will get more info. It doesn't exclude all fruit for reasons which will become obvious. There is a breath test for it. If you are positive on the test you must follow the FODMAP diet. Fructose Malabsorption... (132 replies)
... with fructose malabsorption, does that mean u cant digest fruit? ... (132 replies)
... Hey, guys. I was wondering if you could help me. I am 16 years old, and i have had digestion issues for awhile now. I cant digest foods. sometimes its just certain foods, and other times its just food in general! When i eat, the food stays in my stomach for hours and hours. ... (3 replies)
... I am feeling helpless now because doctors are saying that she needs proteins to build her health but we are not able to give her proteins in anyway, she just cant digest any nutritious diet. ... (0 replies)
... osely watched is if you take too much GERD meds or take them when they are not needed you can actually decrease the amount of acid produced too much so your food cant digest which will actually make gastroparesis worse. Its a fine line, mostly a trial and error thing. Good luck to you. ... (80 replies)
... some people do have trouble digesting lettuce.. my mom is like this. What kind of lettuce were you eating? Iceburg is one of the worst.. maybe try romaine or spinach leaves. (2 replies)
... I have salad the last couple of weeks and every single time i have it feels as though it is just sitting there, its not digesting. I never really eat salad maybe it was because if this before not sure. Why is that? (2 replies)
... i am in agony with my tummy, sometimes i cant breath, all i want to do is burp or fart... ... (3 replies)
... es" and i've visisted many well know chinese herbalists and tried chinese herbal medicines.. when i was taking the medicine i felt alot better and i was able to digest well. however, everytime i go off it, i cant giest well again. This problem started when I was about 15 gradually getting worse and worse. ... (2 replies)
... Dee-- yes I am losing weight, and i know this is part of the problem. I don't eat very much, so when I do I think its a little rough on my insides and the food just ends up sitting in my stomach.
Gingerly-- I would love to see a doctor, except I am too scared/embarrased to tell anyone.. like my dad about this, because he knows i suffer from other 'problems.' Thats not... (8 replies)
Well --- what do you eat to make your intestines function?--- does Reglan help?
Thanks--Harry (8 replies)
... It definately sounds like you are having a motility problem, such as Gastroparesis. This is were the nerves to the stomach have slowed down or have stopped working. Therefore, your food gets stuck in your stomach.
Go to the gastro doctor and ask for a Gastric Emptying Test. This will tell you for sure.
I have had this for 6 years now. I take 6 mg Zelnorm twice a day. The... (8 replies)
... Complete Oat Bran Flakes is soluble and the Complete Wheat Bran Flakes is insoluble fiber. Most fruits and veggies are mostly insoluble fiber including, nuts/seeds.
The grains like rice, corn meal, oat meal,barley without the outter husks are soluble, also root veggies like potatoes, carrots, beets, turnips are mostly soluble fiber. Beans and peas are soluble fiber except... (8 replies)
... Are you losing weight? I have this problem too. I am under so much stress, I think I am just not digesting well cause of it. I can't keep my weight up.
She is eating bran, think that is a good fiber. Do they make insoluble/soluble fiber?? What foods are insoluble?? (8 replies)
It sound like you are not intaking enough of the right kind of food that contains fiber in your regular diet!! A person should take 25 to 35 grams of fiber daily and drink enough water to have normal daily BMs.
The fiber needs to be split between both soluble and insoluble.
If you do not have a BM at least every 3 days --- it is considered constipation.
I wish you... (8 replies)
... thank you so much, im gonna do a little research on these ginger pills you speak of!! i will definately give it a try though.. cause this is horrible. (8 replies)