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Asked 5 years, 2 months ago

How does one combat track-induced nausea?

Track-Induced Nausea

My son is a 16-year-old track runner. He has a lot of speed and promise, with one nagging problem. Upon completion of the 400 meters and relays, he vomits. It does not occur when he plays varsity soccer. He has competed at various sports since age six, many of which require extensive running, and we have never before seen this problem. His recent UGI indicated severe gastric reflux, and his GI specialist advised that he begin taking Prilosec and stop running. Are there other possible causes of this problem, and/or solutions?

Jean Harkens
Tucson, AZ

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