anyone have stomach problems (hunger, diarrhea) while taking step 1?

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  1. hippocampus

    hippocampus Senior Member

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    anyone have their stomach growl during the exam? how to fix the problem and make it shut up? did you have to train your stomach before the exam?
     
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  3. peter90036

    peter90036 not out fishing

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    actually about 3 days before i "simulated" what i'd be doing the exam day
    = i bought a pack of sneaker bars and hotdogs and ate that and water for the similar time period in the exam.
     
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    Terpskins99 Fear... The Stig

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    hahaha... without getting too specific, I used to get some sort of GI distress on the day of a big test (more so on big interview days... nice, eh? :D).

    For me, I try to get around it by eating a nice diet the day before (so I know what to expect) and try to get a real thorough poop sometime that morning. :laugh::thumbup:
     
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    One of our small group sessions was on somatoform disorders, and there was a poll amongst the 20 or so people in the room, and something like 80% of us had symptoms of IBS that got worse with exams/interviews/etc. Part of being type A, I guess.
     

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