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    My stomach makes grwoling sounds. This is in the morning, it is not that I am hungry because I am not. The sounds happen whether I eat something or not but if i do eat they happen about an hour later than usual. I have exams which will be 1.30hours - 2.30hours long and im worried about this. Is there any medicine I can take to make the growls stop? Is there any foods that I can eat to make them stop?

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    I struggle with this too. Perhaps there are certain foods you are eating which are making it happen? It could also just be down to am anxiety so the best way to help that would be to find a way to calm yourself down. The more you think about your stomach making noises the more it's bound to happen, and don't forget that it will be happening to other people who are taking the exams too and they will be feeling the same way you do.
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    (Original post by -CarpeDiem-)
    I struggle with this too. Perhaps there are certain foods you are eating which are making it happen? It could also just be down to am anxiety so the best way to help that would be to find a way to calm yourself down. The more you think about your stomach making noises the more it's bound to happen, and don't forget that it will be happening to other people who are taking the exams too and they will be feeling the same way you do.
    Are there any foods you recommend to try to make them stop?
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    This is usually a combo of anxiety and not eating the right foods, as -CarpeDiem- already said.

    I struggle with this often, but it generally subsides once I have a quick snack. You probably will feel like you aren't hungry due to the adrenaline during the exam, but you may actually be, so take energy bars into the room with you and have 1-2 bowls of porridge (might not look great, but very satisfying) before the exam.

    Plus, don't think about the sounds. Thinking about them makes you more anxious and thus induces your stomach to continue in the same vein.
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    I would recommend having something unwrapped on your desk that you can eat/suck during the exam. I think nerves make you burn energy faster so your stomach gets hungry quicker than usual. If you eat a little in the exam it might stop your stomach getting rowdy.
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    (Original post by mscaffrey)
    I would recommend having something unwrapped on your desk that you can eat/suck during the exam. I think nerves make you burn energy faster so your stomach gets hungry quicker than usual. If you eat a little in the exam it might stop your stomach getting rowdy.
    would this be allowed?
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    (Original post by User9719)
    would this be allowed?
    I don't know any schools/colleges that don't allow it. I always had water and snacks on my desk during exams. Ask your teachers if you're unsure.
 
 
 
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