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Health Tip: Coping With Diarrhea From Chemo

Take it easy on your stomach

(HealthDay News) -- Chemotherapy treatment can lead to a host of digestive problems, including diarrhea.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests:

  • Eat smaller meals more frequently.
  • To replace the salt you've lost, snack on small amounts of pretzels or crackers.
  • Sip on a non-caffeinated beverage throughout the day.
  • Drink juices that are lower in acid, such as pear, apricot or peach nectar.
  • Drink fluids between meals, instead of with them.
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