Coffee or not ???
Just wondering what people's thoughts were on coffee ??
I love it. But only black. No milk or sugar.
Fully caffeinated. It keeps me going.
Hi I found out that if ever i am hungry and drink coffee it makes me unwell. I researched it and I remember reading that coffee can have the same effect as taking in gluten. So I never drink coffee on a empty stomach
Coffee can affect everyone in different ways. It’s acidic, so can affect your stomach, and may also stimulate your bowels to work!
Like Skiddy, I can’t drink coffee on an empty stomach, but am ok with one mid-morning, preferably with cream.
I drink it because I've got it in my mind that it helps with constipation but some would say it makes it worse ?? I would have to go through coffee withdrawal if I stop which is not nice. I only drink approx 3 cups of filter coffee am
Hm coffee. I went a good while (couple of years, maybe almost 2) without drinking coffee at all following my diagnosis of dermatitis herpetiformis (and realising myself that I felt unwell after eating and drinking certain things). Lived on peppermint tea, decaff black tea and various herbals. Then slowly, last year, I started to introduce coffee - only ever 1 cup, freshly made from freshly ground beans (never from pre-ground), and usually with or immediately after food. Seemed ok. I now allow myself a maximum of 1 cup of such coffee - or even espresso! - a day (not every day) and it seems to be ok. I don't know if my body just needed a proper full-on 'break' or what, but I seem to be ok with it now. Maybe you could try an extended period without to see if you feel any different - or to see if re-introducing it has any effect? Good luck!
Sorry : typo! Should be: "maybe almost 3" (not 2)!
I'm going to cut down to one cup a day as I'm not enjoying it anymore
I use coffee to control my migraines. it also controls my tendency toward manic. I drink one or two cups each morning with thick raw cream.
Coffee is a laxative but it’s also a diuretic and your bowels don’t want to be too dried out otherwise that can pose some some difficulties too! I used to drink coffees all day but after CD some years ago I’ve found I can only cope with 1 in a morning.
Yes I'm cutting down a bit but I can see the benefits as Movical also makes me dehydrated and have to drink lits if water so its getting the right balance and changing things around quite often !!
lectures we've known that coffee can be a cross reactor e.g. your body attacks coffee in the same way as gluten...
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