Why is it when i drink coffee i get the runs? 10 points?!

Question: Why is it when i drink coffee i get the runs!? 10 points!?
for some reason, everytime i drink coffe like 20 minutes after i have to go to the toilet!. why is this!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

Coffee is a natural "diuretic" (i!.e!. a substance that causes you to eliminate waste)!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I do it too as well as many others , but never Questioned it until YOU asked, this is what I found*

WikiAnswers - Does coffee cause a bowel movement
Coffee question: Does coffee cause a bowel movement!? Yes!. Coffee contains a lot of caffeine (depending on brand and brewing method)!.
http://wiki!.answers!.com/Q/Does_coffee_ca!.!.!. - 43k -Www@FoodAQ@Com

coffee can be like a laxative to some people!. also coffee can be a sedative or a stimulant to people!. Some people Coffee keeps them awake and then some people can drink it and go right to sleep!. I guess it just has to be with the person at how it effects them!. we humans are all so messed up!. What one can do the other can't!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

caffienne (sp!?) speeds up the metabolism!. So do cigarettes!. Its also considered a diaredic for the same reason!. Drink coffee or smoke a smoke!.!.!.same affect!. Speeds up your functions as it were!. The "runs" have to do with what u are eating!. That's not good dude!. Eat more fiber!. Start with oatmeal!. also you might want to think about more salads and veggies!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

A good friend of mine who's a nurse put it to me this way!. Coffee is a stimulant, so are hot foods and drinks!. Combine them together and they stimulate the colon along with the rest of the body!. She said if you're ever constipated, have coffee and a smoke!. She said it works like a charm!.!.!.and it does!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

ha, that happens to me too! but i have irritable bowel syndrome!.!.!.!.!.and gastritis!. more than likely your stomach is just sensitive to coffee!. it can be harsh on the stomach though!. but its so damn delicious! and hey you'll never be clogged up again if you get my drift!.!.!.!.eh!? eh!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

Are you using milk, or half and half!?

If so, I get the same problem after intense cramps!. I started using this powdered creamer from walmart called Extra Rich and the cramping and all of that stopped!. Could be your problem too!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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