01-01-2014, 07:41 AM   #1
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Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Rahway, New Jersey
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Can cardio and weight training cause bleeding? Did some yesterday and was bleeding real bad last night. Could have been psychological (another miserable new year) or something I ate but it was an awful NYE.

Happy New Year!
Diagnosed with:

Chron's Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Hiatal Hernia
Barrett's Esophagus
Severe Sleep Apnea

Stuff I take:

Peppermint Oil Pills
Fennel Seed
Activated Charcoal
Slippery Elm


01-01-2014, 02:43 PM   #2
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Location: Grimsby, United Kingdom

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Yes, it can cause it in normal healthy people, so definitely with us. I find if I haven't done any training in a couple of weeks, the next time I do I will bleed. The severity depends on if I'm flaring or not.

I find that I can push through it, and after a few days of training it fixes itself. Just keep the training easy and don't push yourself too hard (and watch out for any ab exercises)
Current Meds:
2x 1200mg Mezavant, 3x50mg Azathioprine, Infliximab (6 weekly)
01-01-2014, 05:21 PM   #3
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Most of my UC was in the rectum and any kind of physical activity, even walking, caused increased bleeding.
Ulcerative colitis

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01-02-2014, 06:55 AM   #4
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I,ve never had had bleeding with exercise,I think I would be extra cautious but keep going to the gym it helps.worth a call to your doctor or gi nurse just in case.good luck

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