Why Does Smoking A Cigarette Invite A Visit To The Loo ?

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I am sorry...I do not mean to maintain a ' scat-theme ' but this is a genuine question I have reserved to ask whilst I was away.


I did a bad thing !..I had a cigarette !..it was not nice !...but why did it make me want to go to the loo (for No 2's)..

You'll be pleased to know my hard core addiction of having two cigarettes is over !..that was a short habit !!

The second ciggy (the next day) had the same result !!

Why does it do this ?
Men are the same as women, just inside out !

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« Reply #1 on: 19/07/2007 12:04:16 »
Perhaps your stomach has been sensitized after being  Nicotene free! Maybe having the two again just simply upset the clean system and irritated it! Perhaps it is all in your head..LOL or in your intestines..LOL Your body is talking to you and you should listen!

"Life is not measured by the number of Breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."

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« Reply #2 on: 19/07/2007 12:10:27 »
Perhaps your stomach has been sensitized after being  Nicotene free! Maybe having the two again just simply upset the clean system and irritated it! Perhaps it is all in your head..LOL or in your intestines..LOL Your body is talking to you and you should listen!

THANK EWE KAREN MAM...is it worth noting that I have never been a smoker of ciggys...never had a habit thankfully....

Gosh I'm boring..I don't drink and I don't smoke !!
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« Reply #3 on: 19/07/2007 12:12:37 »
Cannot say that I had heard this reaction before, but I might think it was somehow related to the reported tendency of cigarette smoking in maintaining low weight, and possibly curtailing hunger.  Maybe one effect of smoking is to that your intestines cannot hold food (I don't know if nicotine is involved in a fight or flight reaction - i.e. when an animal might defecate in response to fear).

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« Reply #4 on: 19/07/2007 12:16:46 »
Perhaps your stomach has been sensitized after being  Nicotine free! Maybe having the two again just simply upset the clean system and irritated it! Perhaps it is all in your head..LOL or in your intestines..LOL Your body is talking to you and you should listen!

THANK EWE KAREN MAM...is it worth noting that I have never been a smoker of ciggys...never had a habit thankfully....

Gosh I'm boring..I don't drink and I don't smoke !!
I just read a few articles and it says that cigarettes can upset ones stomach because it can cause the stomach to produce too much stomach acid! Producing diarrhea etc.

"Life is not measured by the number of Breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."

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« Reply #5 on: 19/07/2007 12:18:48 »
Perhaps your stomach has been sensitized after being  Nicotine free! Maybe having the two again just simply upset the clean system and irritated it! Perhaps it is all in your head..LOL or in your intestines..LOL Your body is talking to you and you should listen!

THANK EWE KAREN MAM...is it worth noting that I have never been a smoker of ciggys...never had a habit thankfully....

Gosh I'm boring..I don't drink and I don't smoke !!
I just read a few articles and it says that cigarettes can upset ones stomach because it can cause the stomach to produce too much stomach acid! Producing diarrhea etc.

Your not boring your smart. I am glad your stomach was talking to you! LOL

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« Reply #6 on: 19/07/2007 19:04:01 »
Because cigarettes have a mild diuretic effect. This is why some smokers have their first cigarette of the day whilst on the loo. Honest, it's true.

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« Reply #7 on: 19/07/2007 19:38:34 »
Yes I believe that is the truth from the reading I have done..

"Life is not measured by the number of Breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."

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Re: Why Does Smoking A Cigarette Invite A Visit To The Loo ?
« Reply #8 on: 20/07/2007 04:35:05 »
yes, it's true. not all the time, but every now and then it seems to speed up the uh... urge to go. coffee and a cigarette is even worse!