I posted a few months ago about sometimes feeling anxiety symptoms (increased heartbeat) after eating. It appears to be getting more frequent and I haven't been able to trace it down to a particular food.
I've been thinking it's some kind of allergy or digestion issue but I note that my stools seem perfect (no wiping required). So my question is, is it possible to have a food allergy or intolerance that causes anxiety, but yet have perfect stools? It just doesn't make sense to me.
If not, I'm thinking this might by psychosomatic rather than physical.
asked byArchie (149)
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on March 28, 2011
at 05:13 PM
I have a theory..
If you are stuffing yourself (to get enough protein, say), you might be triggering insulin production through the "Chinese Restaurant Effect". This is when you manufacture insulin only because of stretched intestinal tissue. http://kickincarbclutter.blogspot.com/2007/09/chinese-restaurant-effect.html
Now this injection of insulin might lower your blood sugar to the levels where you experience these symptoms.
For the record, I get the same kind of reaction every time I eat "too much" protein. I'm unsure whether it would happen if I ate tons of non-caloric food.
on March 28, 2011
at 06:38 PM
It sounds like colon/rectal/bowel spasms. I have unfortunately suffered from this. It was very frustrating because I was really regular and had perfect BMs. I thought maybe it was the amount of fat in my diet...too much? But I tried to lower that and it didn't work. Then I looked at my meals and one of my main ones was meat + cooked kale. It was definitely the kale that ended up being the culprit.
I had to eliminate certain paleo foods from my diet, such as all cruciferous vegetables, nuts, and dried fruit. I also found that drinking broth daily helped. A helpful recipe is my "hangover soup."
on February 12, 2013
at 10:36 PM
hello all ive been reading through this web site thinking finaly found some one with the same issues as i do.Some of you do I think but not 100 perc. I have these restless unimaginable feelings when i eat rasin bran or with my own educated guess things that bind if you know what I mean I also have had other health problems also but this has just goten to were i just dont want to live ya that bad thats why ive spent hours trying to figure out whats wrong.I dont have ways of getting doctors help so thahksdon