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Windier that Windy Miller's windmill !- am I food intolerant?

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Finbar Fri 11-Mar-05 17:08:06

Help!
Have been suffering from intermittant stomach pains/cramps for the last two weeks. I am burping after everything I eat however large or small ; and the general wind situaion is not a good one!!
Any ideas ? Food intolerant?

Finbar Fri 11-Mar-05 19:53:05

oh well - I'll guess I'll carry on being Mrs Bloaty!!!

fionagib Fri 11-Mar-05 20:53:23

Hi Finbar
I used to get horrible shooting pains in bum area (sorry!) and belly - also serious bloating - and pretty much gave up wheat last summer. Have had no problems in that dept since. Do have the odd slice of bread now but I worked out that I was eating about half a loaf a day! (toast, sarnie, late night toast etc). It has made a huge difference. I'm 40 now and had the belly probs since I was about 19.

I do miss bread but sometimes get hold of splet bread, which seems fine, and also that hefty rye bread which is only edible if toasted. Am oatcake-addicted. Have spelt spagheti or corn pasta instead of your regular stuff. It's really worth trying I think - good luck.

fionagib Fri 11-Mar-05 20:54:42

ps I meant SPELT bread, not SPLET bread! Although it's still wheat it doesn't seem to cause the probs like bloating etc.

SoupDragon Fri 11-Mar-05 20:55:59

"Have spelt spagheti" yes and spelt it incorrectly too.

Boom boom!

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