Nutrition Community
upset stomach from cereal
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to nutrition, a balanced diet, calories, cholesterol, diet and disease, food preparation, vegetarian diet, and vitamins and minerals.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

upset stomach from cereal

In recent years I often get an upset stomach from having a bowl of cereal in the morning.  The upset stomach will go away in about 15 minutes and then I am fine after that.  I did not have this problem about 5 years ago (I am now 61).  I am in otherwise excellent health, run, ski, etc... and do not take any medications.  I can drink milk by itself with no reaction, so I do not think I am lactose intolerant.  The type of cereal does not seem to matter, however hot cereal like oatmeal does not cause this.  And strangely, I do not always get an upset stomach, maybe 50% of the time.  I generally have 2 cups of coffee in morning before the cereal.  I am very puzzled.  Any ideas?  Has anyone else experienced a similar problem?  Thanks for any help.
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
203342 tn?1328740807
I know exactly what you mean! I can't eat a bowel of cereal either. It's weird because I can put cream or milk in my coffee but not milk in my cereal. I thought it must be the lactose and maybe it's just that it's because there's more in a bowel of cereal? Anyway, that's what I thought that maybe it was the amount because I can seem to take milk in little bits.
Sorry if that doesn't help much but I know how you feel!
Blank
332156 tn?1266846739
I am the same way! I am 26 and I have been like that for as long as I can remember.  I have always thought it was strange but I never found out why or what was the cause.  I guess I just figured I would just deal with toast and tea in the morning.
Blank
Avatar f tn
   I have found that many people have become intolerant to breakfast cereals, though I don't know just why. If it's a problem with carbohydrate digestion, a digestive enzyme blend with amylase should end the problem.
  It might also be caused by a deficiency of stomach acid, and the combination of milk protein and carbohydrates.
Oh well, I'm still workin' on this.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
CamLp uploaded new photos
Aug 22
363281 tn?1353103243
Blank
SassyLassie joined this community
Welcome them!
Aug 22
363281 tn?1353103243
Blank
SassyLassie commented on About Me
Aug 21
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Healthy Living Answerers
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Arlington, VA
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
London, ON
Nutrition Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Healthy Living Answerers
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Arlington, VA
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
London, ON