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Can excersizing cause stomach discomfort? I have been responding well to the gluten free diet. but when I started excersizing 2 days ago, i have been sick non stop almost. and still on the diet.

so I am wondering if the excersizing is just stimulating intestinal/digestive tract.

Has anyone else had this happen with excersizing??

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Excercise tends to help me feel better. Have you added anything new to your diet in the past couple of days?

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Can excersizing cause stomach discomfort? I have been responding well to the gluten free diet. but when I started excersizing 2 days ago, i have been sick non stop almost. and still on the diet.

so I am wondering if the excersizing is just stimulating intestinal/digestive tract.

Has anyone else had this happen with excersizing??

I have serious troubles when i run. My sister and I both have Celiacs, and we call the pain "alien babies," because thats what i imagine it feels like.

We both run alot, she played college lax, and i play college soccer. At the end of a long run, when you sprint the last bit, thats when it tends to get me. or if i did a really hard workout, i head straight to the bathroom. it seems that the pain is really concentrated in my lower stomach (below the belly button) and the only thing that makes it better is laying in the fetal position. Also, the Big D comes along with the pain for both of us.

I know this isn't really helpful information, but sometimes its nice to commiserate. My only suggestion would be to make sure you are 100% gluten-free, even a little bit tends to get stirred up when you run.

also, maybe try lighter workouts?


gluten free since 05/04

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Are you doing a lot of ab work? That can cause me discomfort.

Please, tell me about your avatar.


gluten-free 12/05

diagnosed with Lyme Disease 12/06

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Are you doing a lot of ab work? That can cause me discomfort.

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no, its not the ab workouts.


gluten free since 05/04

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I have serious troubles when i run. My sister and I both have Celiacs, and we call the pain "alien babies," because thats what i imagine it feels like.

We both run alot, she played college lax, and i play college soccer. At the end of a long run, when you sprint the last bit, thats when it tends to get me. or if i did a really hard workout, i head straight to the bathroom. it seems that the pain is really concentrated in my lower stomach (below the belly button) and the only thing that makes it better is laying in the fetal position. Also, the Big D comes along with the pain for both of us.

I know this isn't really helpful information, but sometimes its nice to commiserate. My only suggestion would be to make sure you are 100% gluten-free, even a little bit tends to get stirred up when you run.

also, maybe try lighter workouts?

Hi, I am exploring this issue myself, about the stomach cramping/pain. Occasionally, over the years, after a hard workout, I would get these intense cramps, lower abdomen, lying in fetal position would help, felt like menstrual cramps, These were always a mystery, until it happened again, intensely, 2 weeks ago, and then again two days after that. Then the cramping didn't go away. It stayed, dull, aching, mild. This led me to go to my PCP and I was dx with Ceilac disease. My questions are, did you have the cramping before you started your gluten-free diet? And, what do you think causes the cramping-the jarring that the intestines take while we are running?

Thanks. I am still trying to understand that my symptoms are from Celiac.

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I have this problem when I run. If I ride my bicycle, it doesn't seem to happen. I have also noticed that after I run and get the pain, I have to go to the bathroom. It seems to me that the running helps get things moving. It makes me feel a little better that I am not alone. This has only started since I have been gluten free.

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Hi, I am exploring this issue myself, about the stomach cramping/pain. Occasionally, over the years, after a hard workout, I would get these intense cramps, lower abdomen, lying in fetal position would help, felt like menstrual cramps, These were always a mystery, until it happened again, intensely, 2 weeks ago, and then again two days after that. Then the cramping didn't go away. It stayed, dull, aching, mild. This led me to go to my PCP and I was dx with Ceilac disease. My questions are, did you have the cramping before you started your gluten-free diet? And, what do you think causes the cramping-the jarring that the intestines take while we are running?

Thanks. I am still trying to understand that my symptoms are from Celiac.

I know everyone has different physical and intestinal reactions to gluten. However my gluten reactions felt like bits of broken glass stuck in my intestines, but my dairy reactions felt more like intense menstrual cramps. Do you consume dairy? You may have a dairy allergy (to the milk protein casein), rather than just a milk intolerance (to the milk sugar lactose) like most newly diagnosed celiacs. Lying in the fetal position helped me cope with those cramps. Peppermint tea also decreased the pain.

I always feel BETTER after exercising. However I walk, rather than run, and do yoga and pilates positions, rather than intense aerobics. The gentle stretching and walking movements help move painful gas through my intestines. Before my celiac diagnosis I ran BEFORE eating breakfast to avoid pain. Then I realized the cereal (wheat), the milk (dairy) and the soy protein on my cereal CAUSED the pain. Nevertheless I now prefer to walk or bike, rather than run.

BURDEE


Gluten, dairy, soy, egg, cane sugar, vanilla and nutmeg free. Enterolab diagnosed gluten/casein intolerant 7/04; soy intolerant 8/07. ELISA test diagnosed egg/cane sugar IgG allergies 8/06; vanilla/nutmeg 8/06. 2006-10 diagnosed by DNA Microbial stool tests and successfully treated: Klebsiella, Enterobacter Cloaecae, Cryptosporidia, Candida, C-diff, Achromobacter, H. Pylori and Dientamoeba Fragilis. 6/10 Heidelberg capsule test diagnosed hypochloridia. Vitamin D deficiency, hypothyroiditis, hypochloridia and low white blood cells caused vulnerability to infections. I now take Betaine HCl, probiotics, Vitamin D and T3 thyroid supplement to maintain immunity.

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i am a runner and get horrible stomach pain if i run after i've eaten really ANYTHING in the last several hours. i try to exercise first thing in the morning, before breakfast, and that seems to do the trick. i am running my first half marathon on sunday though, so i'm going to try to have a protein bar (or half of one at least) before and cross my fingers!

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I know everyone has different physical and intestinal reactions to gluten. However my gluten reactions felt like bits of broken glass stuck in my intestines, but my dairy reactions felt more like intense menstrual cramps. Do you consume dairy? You may have a dairy allergy (to the milk protein casein), rather than just a milk intolerance (to the milk sugar lactose) like most newly diagnosed celiacs. Lying in the fetal position helped me cope with those cramps. Peppermint tea also decreased the pain.

I always feel BETTER after exercising. However I walk, rather than run, and do yoga and pilates positions, rather than intense aerobics. The gentle stretching and walking movements help move painful gas through my intestines. Before my celiac diagnosis I ran BEFORE eating breakfast to avoid pain. Then I realized the cereal (wheat), the milk (dairy) and the soy protein on my cereal CAUSED the pain. Nevertheless I now prefer to walk or bike, rather than run.

BURDEE

I do consume dairy. I love cheese. It is my all time favorite food. Sour cream is high on the list as well. I never thought that they might be the culprit. Is there a test to dx the allergy to casein? Peppermint tea and pills seem to soothe my stomach a little also. Thanks for the feedback.

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Before I found out I had Gluten issues I would have horrible pains in my left side during exercise. Especially if it was high impact! I find that biking, walking and swimming are the best for me.

Happy Exercising

Sara

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regardless of what I eat, running can 'stimulate my intestines', which can be uncomfortable. it's usually something I can work through, however, and definitely something I can train through, given time and patience.


Tiffany aka "Have I Mentioned Chocolate Lately?"

Inconclusive Blood Tests, Positive Dietary Results, No Endoscopy

G.F. - September 2003; C.F. - July 2004

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Bellevue, WA

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I used to get pains like this as well when I was in the process of distinguishing my diet. I was a dancer - and danced a lot. Sometimes I would have to leave class early, and more me this was really embarrassing!! The thing that helped me get through this was pilates and a bit of abdominal stretching. I do not have to worry about these pains any more. Could be from getting my diet to the exact place my body needs, could be to the added stretching, could be the pilates. My guess it is a combination of all three. I really found that my stomach was best during and after I completed my pilates certification to become an instructor (when you do a lot of pilates in a concentrated amount of time)- this could have also been coincidental timing of diet though, as well. It's worth trying some abdominal stretching and pilates though. If you're curious for more- check out my profile.

May you all find relief soon!


Z. Anderson

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I have the same problem when I run. I have read that running and/or any strenous activity can disrupt the digestive tract. I actually now take medications such as Protonix and Carafate which seem to help. I have also found drinking something lukewarm about 30 minutes before I run helps my stomach as well. You might be interested in the following book: Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition which has a section devoted to GI complaints from running.

Can anyone recommend some ideas about recovery foods or carb loading for endurance training that are of course gluten free?

THANKS!

K.

I have serious troubles when i run. My sister and I both have Celiacs, and we call the pain "alien babies," because thats what i imagine it feels like.

We both run alot, she played college lax, and i play college soccer. At the end of a long run, when you sprint the last bit, thats when it tends to get me. or if i did a really hard workout, i head straight to the bathroom. it seems that the pain is really concentrated in my lower stomach (below the belly button) and the only thing that makes it better is laying in the fetal position. Also, the Big D comes along with the pain for both of us.

I know this isn't really helpful information, but sometimes its nice to commiserate. My only suggestion would be to make sure you are 100% gluten-free, even a little bit tends to get stirred up when you run.

also, maybe try lighter workouts?

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Hi. I started using Accelerade when it was the sponsoring drink for a marathon I ran. It is a good recovery sports drink, with vit C. and E and some magnesium. And of course, there's always Gatorade, which is also gluten-free.

Just some suggestions...

BillCorno

<<Can anyone recommend some ideas about recovery foods or carb loading for endurance training that are of course gluten free?

THANKS!

K.>>

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Hi. I started using Accelerade when it was the sponsoring drink for a marathon I ran. It is a good recovery sports drink, with vit C. and E and some magnesium. And of course, there's always Gatorade, which is also gluten-free.

Just some suggestions...

BillCorno

<<Can anyone recommend some ideas about recovery foods or carb loading for endurance training that are of course gluten free?

THANKS!

K.>>

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If you spend any time on the running forums, you quickly learn that this is not an issue only celiacs. A lot of non-celiac runners have digestive problems. Some of it relates to the body's reaction to high threshold excerise, especially running.

As far as recovery carbs. I LOVE Endurox and Accellerade, but they both contain soy and I am soy free. I switched to Hammer Nutrition b/c it is Gluten and soy free and also like it.

For carb loading there are a lot of options, just not at the spaggetti dinner the night before the marathon! Seriously, rice pasta, rice, potatoes, fruits and vegetables. My personal preference is fruits and vegetables, and I try to only eat grains around work-outs (don't always succeed, but I try)

What distance are you training for? We are aiming for a half in Feb.

Kat.

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I really found this forum interesting. You are right there are many runners especially with tummy problems. But it was exactly this problem that led me to searching out why I had so many ongoing problems. And some runners have no problems at all. So I am wondering if at least some of these "non celiac" runners may just have an intolerance to something.

And I don't know if it is due to the mileage, my age or just me, but I am really sensitive. And I am still trying to sort this all out. I feel like I am on so many meds, vitamins and restrictions that it gets downright crazy. Any advice?

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Can excersizing cause stomach discomfort? I have been responding well to the gluten free diet. but when I started excersizing 2 days ago, i have been sick non stop almost. and still on the diet.

so I am wondering if the excersizing is just stimulating intestinal/digestive tract.

Has anyone else had this happen with excersizing??

I get terrible diahrea on days I exercise (which is 7 days a week) everything goes through me. Also I can't drink water because that gives me diahrea. I started eating psyllium capsules it helps a little but I have to eat a lot. About 8-10 at a time...

I have only been gluten free for a month and a half so I am crossing my fingers it gets better for me

goodluck to you guys


Collette

Positive Bloodwork Oct 1st 2007. Gluten-free 3 YEARS Oct 1st!

Dairy & Soy free since Dec 1st 2007.

Potato free since January 3rd 2008.

Remaining Nightshades since April 1st 2008. Back on September 2010. :)

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