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Dietary precautions for Irritable bowl syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: IBS(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   are you back ?
User :   I am so sorry sir i couldn't continue due to power cut.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go on
User :   Everyday i go to gym at 5.00 pm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats ok
Doctor :   anytime is fine
Doctor :   as long as you are working out
User :   I am under weight tranning to gain some weight
Doctor :   ok
User :   But the problem is that as i have a irritable bowel problem so can i proceed with abdominal excersise?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you can
Doctor :   exercise strengthens only the outside muscles
Doctor :   the bowel muscles are not affected
User :   And another thing is that my gym is not air conditioned.i excersise everyday one and half hour.
Doctor :   are you there ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that is also fine
Doctor :   there shouldnt be any problem with that
Doctor :   provided there is proper ventilation
User :   So our gym is too hot.But i dont find any problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then it is fine
User :   But someone told me as i have to spend one and half hour i am facing thats bowels problem. So is it true?
Doctor :   that depends upon your work out capacity
Doctor :   you start with say 40 min
Doctor :   and gradually increase depending on the situation
Doctor :   it has nothing to do with IBS
User :   Yes at first i excercise half an hour and gradually incrase the time and i am in gym since 8months
Doctor :   ok
User :   But my problem since 12 months
User :   so please suggest me
User :   what should i do?
Doctor :   about the IBS?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   you can continue with the gym
Doctor :   as for IBS you have to follow the diet and other instructions
User :   And in winter season i had the problem.
Doctor :   it will take time to completely subside
Doctor :   ok
User :   I was very much scared to go to gym as i am very much interested to go to gym.Now i can easily go to gym to build muscle and there is also no connection between ibs and gym exercise?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   you can go to gym
Doctor :   also work out relieves stress
User :   Thank you so much sir
Doctor :   and that would help in IBS
Doctor :   ok
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User :   Should i reduce my time level?
Doctor :   if you are comfortable with the current time
Doctor :   you can continue with it
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User :   yes sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   I am comfortable and i enjoy to workout
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Exercise helps relieve depression and stress, stimulates normal contractions of your intestines and can help you feel better about yourself.
User :   And last day you gave me a website address where i saw the problem that due to muscle. I am very much thank ful to you sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   And i have a lot of question can i proceed?
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have a class which end at 3.30 pm and i reach 4.30 pm at home then i take rice.So hwo many hours should i wait to go to gym?
Doctor :   2 hrs
User :   And is it ok to take rice as i also take rice at 10.30 before giong to class.
User :   And also i take rice in my dinner
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   try to add wheat also into your diet
User :   And i find some abdominal pain when i take roti
User :   I cant eatlot of fibre because of abdominal pain
Doctor :   then you can avoid it
Doctor :   fibre has to be very slowly introduced into the diet
User :   Abdominal cramping made me maid
Doctor :   yes
User :   Could you please tell me what things give me relief from abdominal pain and semi solid stool other than medicine and fibre food?
Doctor :   exercise relieves stress
Doctor :   and helps in overall health especially in IBS
User :   PAin is alwaws before bowel.after bowel pain is reliefed
Doctor :   dont use excess of medicines
Doctor :   for the loose stools
Doctor :   try and avoid the foods that cause pain
User :   Pain is ok but semi solid stool ohh... i cant tolerate.
Doctor :   that will gradually subside
Doctor :   with decreasing bowel irritability
Doctor :   Eat at regular times
Doctor :   be careful with milk products as they may sometimes cause problems
Doctor :   in IBS
Doctor :   Drink plenty of liquids like fruit juices, coconut water, butter milk
User :   Thats not possible sir because i have 3 alternate day class.This days i have to take lunch 4.30or 5.00 pm.But another day i take lunch 1.30pm
Doctor :   try to avoid the delay in lunch
Doctor :   take packed lunch if possible
Doctor :   sandwiches are a good option
User :   I naver eat milk product
Doctor :   avoid eating delayed meals
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then you can avoid them
User :   i am scared to eat Any outside food say sandwiches
Doctor :   you can take them from home itself
User :   i am scared to eat anything
Doctor :   you can slowly start introducing different kinds of food in your diet
User :   i dont know when i will be free from this phobia
Doctor :   it is a gradual process
Doctor :   first get rid of anxiety and stress as they increase the bowel problem
Doctor :   try yoga and meditation
User :   And another thing is that weight tranning harmful to our health
Doctor :no
Doctor :   it is not
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Thank you so much i am very muck thankful. I dont know what i will do after 31st August as i miss you very much you r like my friend.You help me a lot.Thank you for being with me.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   ok
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