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Post by levis lover » Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:42 am

I am 23 and i have been physically inactive for about 6 years.
Last month i started exercising and have gone on smoothly with doing simple exercises like push-ups, sit-ups, running and a bit of gym.
But the past one week i have been having loose motions whenever i eat. I want to know that is there any chance i could be having loose motions due to stress on the abdominal muscles (surrounding the naval of our body) just above the pelvic region (due to push-ups which do pressurize that region ) ?

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Post by jtw » Wed Mar 02, 2011 10:56 am

What are "loose motions?" Do you mean loose stools, like diarrhea?

Normal amounts of exercise won't cause that, and pushups don't really put all that much extra pressure on your abs/pelvic region.

What has your diet been?

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Post by DavidMcF » Wed Mar 02, 2011 12:03 pm

Levis Lover - incidentally I'm doing a Business essay on Levis right now!

Also I'm sorry I can't give you any help on your problem - maybe jungledoc can give you an idea. but the best thing will probably be to go to a doctor in person.

I don't understand how any of those things could be the cause of the problem though.

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Post by Jungledoc » Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:08 pm


Irritable bowel syndrome, giardia, viral gastroenteritis, shigella, salmonella, etc., etc., are common causes of this. Exercise is not.

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Post by NightFaLL » Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:25 pm

Changes in diet can cause this too.

I went from low-carb to a carb-load yesterday/today and had some 'explosions' sorta speak.

If you're going from low fiber to high fiber it can do it as well.

There's lots of major changes in diet that can cause it that aren't necessarily a bad thing - have you drastically changed your eating habits?

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Post by Ironman » Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:34 pm

Yea, my first guess would be a diet change. It can take a few days to adjust.

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