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05 Apr 2006

wheat intolerance
hi please can you help me i have been having hi fibre bran for breakfast lately and i have noticed that my stomach is very bloated and i have a lot of wind moving around in my stomach i also find my stools are loose and are more foul smelling . i stopped the bran forabout four days and all was well but since starting it on monday again all the symtoms are back again could i have a wheat intolerance .
thank you for your help
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear B
It is possible that you have a wheat sensitivity, but then these symptoms would occur every time you eat any food that contains wheat, not just the bran. If you find that it is only the high-fibre bran that produces these symptoms, then stop using it as your digestive system may not require such large doses of fibre and it may overreact.
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DietDoc
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