Re: If you have recurring partial obstructions...

Fri Sep 2 18:19:59 2005

Dear Jen,

Thank you for your insight on diet. I got more out your e-mail then I've gotten from my doctors in the past 14 years. I was in the hospital about a month ago for a partial blockage in my small bowel due to multiple adhesions. My husband asked if diet played a role and the surgeon said "absolutely not, she can eat whatever she wants". We were skeptical so you have re-affirmed our beliefs. Thanks Again.

At Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Jen in Houston wrote: >
>Most of us with adhesions get to experience the pain and agony of either
>full or partial bowel obstruction. One thing you can do to help
>yourself is to totally rethink what you eat. Think about it: Your
>digestive tract is basically a tube from the time food enters you mouth
>until it exits at the..... er... exit ramp. :-) If any part of that
>tube is restricted, it will take longer for the material to move past
>the obstruction, if it does at all, and wreaks all kinds of havoc such
>as pain, nausea and vomiting.

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