|03-05-2014, 07:49 PM||#1|
Senior LCF Member
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Bountiful, Utah
Start Date: LFL 3/4/2014
So I sometimes get nauseated with the pills I take (metformin) if I don't eat big meals, with starting the low carb, my meals aren't going to be huge, so I am expecting nausea after eating. My normal 'go to' is Popcorn and Fresca, that seems to settle my stomach. Is there anything that works for anyone else that is low carb? I want to be prepared so I don't end up messing up my diet.
|03-06-2014, 02:39 AM||#2|
Major LCF Poster!
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Sonoma County, CA
The Extended Release seem to work 'better' and may not have those side effects. You definitely have to have something on your stomach. Take after your meal.
|03-06-2014, 02:43 AM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Boston, then OH, then NYC, now SoCal. Whew!
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Try ginger. It helps with nausea. I make hot and cold ginger tea from fresh ginger root, or from tea bags.
Also, chicken broth with lots of ginger, or with cayenne pepper. Just sip a mug of it. I make my own, but store bought is fine too.
|03-06-2014, 09:31 AM||#4|
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: S.E. Texas Gulf Coast
Isn't Fresca a diet soda? If it helps, I'd stick with it.
I keep peppermint tea and ginger tea on hand for mild nausea and it works really well.
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|03-06-2014, 10:03 AM||#6|
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Join Date: Jun 2003
Start Date: restart 10/1/2013
I make my diabetic hubby homemade LC powerade for him to sip with his meds ..It's easy and seems to help a lot
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