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Barbara Bradley Bolen, Ph.D.

Runners’ Diarrhea: Reduce Your Risk

By January 31, 2013

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When I was a child, there was this Dad who always ran through the neighborhood clutching a roll of toilet paper. Us kids thought this was hilarious. Then I grew up, became a runner, and found that I wasn't laughing when there weren't enough portapotties around.

Yesterday, I discussed the effects of healthy eating on IBS, thinking that perhaps some of you may have had a worsening of symptoms following a New Year's Resolution to improve your diet. I was also wondering if resolutions to exercise more may have gone to the wayside due to a fear of triggering diarrhea episodes. If that is the case for you, you might benefit from these tips:

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