I have a handout I give my patients called, Top 14 Ways to Stop Typical Chronic Diarrhea. I will be posting each of my tips one by one. When the last tip is posted, I will attach the handout to the blog for reference.
Cut back or preferably stop consuming anything that contains caffeine, such as coffee, tea, soda, chocolate, energy drinks or diet pills. Caffeine speeds up gastrointestinal (GI) motility and makes everything move through faster.
Simply stated, CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION = MORE DIARRHEA. I find this to be one of the biggest dietary causes of chronic diarrhea in the clients I counsel. Yet, many do not want to give up that morning cup of coffee.