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Does Anyone Else Get Bloating Relief From Phenergan?
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Does anyone else get bloating relief from Phenergan? My bloating is considerably better since going gluten free, but I am still having occasional issues at almost 5 months gluten-free. Sometimes I can pinpoint that it might be CC, other times I can't figure it out. Does not seem to be dairy or soy. Anyway, Phenergan almost always helps majorly. I have lost as much of 8 pounds in a week of bloat by taking Phenergan a few times a week. The doctor says that it makes no sense that it would work for bloating, because it slows down the empyting of the stomach. I know it does, though, because I can actually lose weight by taking it, and my clothes can fit again. I always say it feels like someone took my stomach out and washed it and loved it and put it back. :) Just curious if anyone else has this same results from Phenergan, or can maybe tell me why it works.

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Welcome Winter!

I've never taken Phenergan and cannot tell you why it works.

What I can tell you is the healing digestive system often reacts to things other than cross contamination of gluten and it can often seem gluten is everywhere -- I know that I blamed gluten for more than it's fair share of bloating during my first year gluten-free. Foods can simply be hard to digest. Often these are "one-off" reactions -- keeping a food/symptom log can help (including a level of bloat -- I described using correlation with 4-9 months pregnant - doesn't matter your descriptive terms -- scale of 1 to 10 also works great - just that you can understand your descriptions. Often this log will lead to other foods that may be causing you problems.

I hope someone else can answer your specific question :)

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