Cabbage and Cramps

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   Posted 12/20/2008 3:09 PM (GMT -6)   
I ate cabbage rolls for lunch..just made a huge batch this morning and couldn't resist. WOW do I ever have cramps right now.  Must be the cabbage huh?  Anyone else have a problem with cabbage?? smilewinkgrin

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   Posted 12/20/2008 4:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Yep, push fluids and try to move/walk as much as possible. If it just gas, it will pass. If it is a blockage, fluids and moving will help. If you get nauseous, go to the ER. It's probably just gas if you are crampy, not having PAIN.
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   Posted 12/20/2008 4:50 PM (GMT -6)   

Thanks Peggy, I appreciate the quick response.  Yeah, its just cramps so I will drink lots...WOW!  I am sure paying for the enjoyment of eating them tongue They were delicious, but not worth this misery!!  Thanks again!  Cheryl

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   Posted 12/22/2008 1:40 AM (GMT -6)   
I love a good cole slaw, but always get cramps after eating cabbage, too.
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   Posted 12/22/2008 12:19 PM (GMT -6)   
i think everyone gets gas from eating cabbage, even people with all their insides! and at least ours won't smell up the place, lol
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