Medicine Cabinet Minefields

  • By Jordan D. Metzl, M.D.
  • Published Jan 4, 2013
  • Updated Dec 4, 2014 at 5:45 PM UTC

Anti-Diarrheal Medications
Such as: Imodium

Some athletes take anti-diarrhea medicines before a race to ward off GI distress, but these pills have been linked to intestinal rupture. A wiser approach is to really dial in your nutrition strategy.

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