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   Posted 11/30/2008 9:05 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi. In addition to enzymes and metamucil, I have found Diet 7up helpful in calming an angry gut. Has anyone else had the same experience?

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   Posted 11/30/2008 9:53 AM (GMT -6)   
Diet drinks are suppose to be worse then regular sodapop for upset stomach.
But yes 7up, Sprite, Serria Mist, and Ginger Ale are all common home remedies for an upset stomach.
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   Posted 11/30/2008 8:18 PM (GMT -6)   
diet drinks are worse than regular soda in every way. they actually get you to eat more and drink more soda. so if you're on a diet and think drinking diet soda is a way to help you lose weight, you've been so cleverly deceived. no joke - check the research.

for an upset stomach, i find peppermint or ginger teas work wonders. also, digestive enzymes are great too.
Crazy Harry

Crohn's since 1993 (17 yrs old then)
surgery in July '05 - removal of 2 inches at ileum and 8 inches of sigmoid colon (had fistula into bladder)
Nov '05 developed colonic inertia; July '06 told i needed ostomy surgery
began maker's diet in August '06 - now feeling the best ever with no symptoms of colonic inertia and i kept my colon
med free as of 10/31/07

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