Morning only GI issue?? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 6 Old 07-25-2012, 08:13 AM - Thread Starter
 
AFWife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 5,214
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

For about a week now I've been having lower GI issues each morning. It's just in the morning...no matter what I eat the night before. It happens BEFORE my morning coffee so that's not the problem either (Thank Heaven) I end up with diarrhea every 30-45mins for a couple of hours. 

 

After that everything is fine. NO idea what's causing it as "morning" seems to be the only common factor. Thoughts?


Kas (24), Helpmeet to Stefan (25), Mom to Franklin Gaudelio 4/15/09, Jonathan Boswell 1/2/11
AFWife is offline  
#2 of 6 Old 07-25-2012, 09:00 AM
 
Mosaic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: La vida loca
Posts: 4,005
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Any new vitamin, supplement, or medication, at any time of day?

Mi vida loca: full-time WOHM, frugalista, foodie wannabe, 10+ years of TCOYF 

 

R-E-S-P-E-C-T spells BRAND NEW User Agreement!!

Mosaic is offline  
#3 of 6 Old 07-25-2012, 09:18 AM - Thread Starter
 
AFWife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 5,214
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Nope. Nothing new at all in the last few weeks. Originally I thought it was PMS related but I got my cycle and it continued. 


Kas (24), Helpmeet to Stefan (25), Mom to Franklin Gaudelio 4/15/09, Jonathan Boswell 1/2/11
AFWife is offline  
#4 of 6 Old 07-27-2012, 06:12 PM
 
begoniamama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 143
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

i had that same problem that got worse when pregnant, and one of my practitioners told me to try and take a large dose of probiotics with a hot glass of water or tea before bed - and it immediately resolved itself. 


homebirth.jpg intactlact.gif love of DH and mama to DS born 1/12

begoniamama is offline  
#5 of 6 Old 07-30-2012, 06:19 AM - Thread Starter
 
AFWife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 5,214
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I was discussing it with DH and that is almost exactly his advice: Probiotics. So I'm making yogurt later and adding coconut oil to my diet. 


Kas (24), Helpmeet to Stefan (25), Mom to Franklin Gaudelio 4/15/09, Jonathan Boswell 1/2/11
AFWife is offline  
#6 of 6 Old 07-31-2012, 04:34 PM
 
odinsmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: mostly sunny Hawaii!
Posts: 704
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Probiotics are great and you can also take psyllium husk to help with either diarrhea or constipation. If you decide to try that, start with a very small amount as it can cause gas until your system gets used to it.

I hope these easy things help but if it doesn't resolve, get into your doc and request a visit to a GI specialist.
I ended up with ulcerative colitis during the pregnancy of my first, wasn't diagnosed until he was about 9 months old and was miserable that whole time, thinking things would just get better. I had many other issues on top of diarrhea, but mine started out with issues mainly in the morning.

winner.jpgfamilybed2.gifsewmachine.gifcd.gif Homeschooling, happy, messy-housed mama to my 2 wild boys fencing.gif 10/05 and 9/08, and my sweet little girl babygirl.gif 2/13 and blessed to be married to the best guy for me since 12/96.
odinsmama is offline  
Reply

Tags
Health Healing

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off