Last week I had two coffee shop visits, the same place, and had a cappacino with milk. The coffee was very strong also. The first night I had gripping low down tummy pains all night however I didn't make any connection at the time. Several days later I had the second coffee and the same happened again. I have many food intolerances, I usually only have cow's milk in small quantities in tea or normal coffee. Has anyone else experienced this? I can't think of another linking factor but will be disappointed if I can't indulge in the occasional coffee treat.
Cappacino Coffee Culprit?: Last week I had two... - IBS Network
Yes I have and mine is caffeine and also seems to be the milk. I have gone Vegan and I can't lie that it's not easy but one thing I have found out is i can still have coffee. I have decafe and didn't know what milk to have i.e. I seemed to have a problem with nut milk. I visited Starbucks at a service station on the motorway and the choice was almond, soya (don't like soya), coconut or oat milk, after asking which was the best for a frothy coffee I went for oat, it was so much better than cow's milk which of course I no longer have, and tasted so creamy. I had no I'll effects at all.
I hope this helps.
Thanks for that useful advice. Next time I'll definitely be trying decaf and oat milk! x
It could be the cows milk, but the worse thing is the coffee. I can drink cows milk now and again, but if you bring coffee I got the equation it causes me agony.
Hi there. I used to love cappuccino but started to get the usual gurgling intolerance signs then need for loo quickly. Coffee is a stimulant but with frothy milk seems to make it twice as bad. I have had to change to tea now not the same lol.
Coffee will always make me ‘go’. I have only one coffee in the morning. If I’m out and about I’ll have decaf. Sometimes I find the decaf is too strong especially in the well known coffee chains.
I recently had a decaf coffee in a well known coffee shop. As soon as I tasted it I knew the boy serving had given me full caffeine coffee. 🙄As soon as I’d finished it I had to get home to the bathroom! I think sometimes the servers forget to do a decaf!
I’ve tried all the different milks, soya, oat, almond, none have made any difference, for me it’s the caffeine that will kick things off. Shame, as I used to love drinking full strength coffee. ☕️
Hi, because of urological problems I use decaff tea and coffee at home but do have a good cappo now and again. To be honest I don't think the decaff has had any on my urology problems though my wife says when she now take caffeine she needs the loo more often. What I do find is that it gives me a slight headache and I do feel a little light headed - also had a heart condition so this could be a reason. Worth it to have the coffee though as I do like it. I do know that coffee often causes indigestion in some people though whether decaff would help with that I don't know. If it does the best decaff is at Cafe Nero the best decaff I have found for use at home is Kenco and best tea is Yorkshire decaff - though PG and Tetley are also quite good. Some just don't taste right at all I am afraid and really do taste like gnats wotsit or worse - certainly not like tea or coffee.
Thanks for those comments...useful.
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