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Diet modifications to prevent noisy sounds from the stomach - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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hello, doctor! i am. i have a a very serious problem(i go to acting school . every lesson is about 3 hours long. so when it's silence in class i can hear my stomach 's digesting very noisy (i am not sure if it's digesting, but sound comes from stomach or bowel. i used to be on a diet .is diet can cause this problem? but i try to eat healthy. what food should i eat or shouldn't it before class? just to prevent this annoying noises. i am afraid to go to school cause of that.
Doctor :   hi
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Doctor :   let me read what you have typed
User :   hello) sure
Doctor :   do you tend to eat something before going for the classes?
Doctor :   please describe the problem in detail
Doctor :   is there any nausea, burning sensation in chest associated?
User :   no(
Doctor :   please describe the problem in detail
User :   ok. sometimes , i can hear noises coming from my stomach. there are noisy((and i also cant go to the toilet normally
Doctor :   is there any nausea, burning sensation in chest, burping, belching, flatulence associated?
Doctor :   what problems do you face in going to toilet? do you have hard stools?
Doctor :   what diet are you following at present?
User :   yes, hard stool.well , diet: nuts, salads, cofee
User :   probably there are food that increases this noises?
Doctor :   reduce your coffee intake
Doctor :   have some high calorie food like milk shakes before going for classes
Doctor :   to help you with reducing the noises
User :   can i eat you yogurts as well?
User :   i mean yogurt
Doctor :   drink lot of warm water before sleeping (about 1 glass) and a glass in morning empty stomach apart from usuall water intake
Doctor :   yes you can go ahead with having yogurts
Doctor :   include high fiber foods in breakfast like oats, muesli etc
User :   and wht food should i avoid?
User :   oh , ok)i can do that)
Doctor :   include green leafy vegetables and salads in your diet apart from cereals.
Doctor :   avoid potatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, eggs, meat. have them in moderation
Doctor :   use low fat spread and margarine, go ahead with lean meat
User :   ok))and one more question, can this noises also be cause we breathe in technic class?
Doctor :   no usually the noises are increased if you tend ti swallow in more air
Doctor :   not due to breathing exercises
User :   ok) so i will try milkshake or someth before class)i also have nuts
Doctor :   ok
User :   thank you doctor
User :   very much
User :   ))
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no, that's it
User :   thanks!))
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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