Can't swallow pills for the life of me

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  1. JAFAR

    JAFAR FPS whore OT Supporter

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    It's gotta be a mental thing... I just simply can't swallow pills. I was taking one multi, and have a hard as hell time getting that smaller pill down. Now I have an entire box of Animal Pak and It's even worse... The small ones go down like nothing, but the bigger ones are impossible to swallow.

    Any tips?
     
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    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    can't swallow... sounds like my gf :hsd:
     
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    She swallows for me
     
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    Well I modified me technique and got the last 3 huge ones down like nothing. Thanks for the tips guys....
     
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    i have the same problem.... ironically makes taking shots very difficult as well... i drink my shots like i'd slam a beer.... 3 gulps....

    i hate the feeling of the pill stuck just inside your throat.... just take a big gulp of water and chase it if it doesn't go down right...
     
  6. Diesel Fumes

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    I used to be like this. Now it just seems so easy to me. I'm not sure what kind of tips to give you, but try placing the pill in your mouth and then just take a sip of fluid. Try to wash the pill down. Take a few more sips to make sure you get the pill down all the way. Or perhaps try taking a sip of fluid, but don't swallow, then place the pill in your mouth and swallow. Pretend like it's jello or something? Oh, and start small pills because it probably is a mental thing
     
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    I take about 10 normal sized pills at once.
     
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    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    you're most original! :bowdown:
     
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    Every morning at breakfast I take 10 fishoil pills, a glucosamine and condroiton, and a multi all in one gulp. It is just like swallowing food to me. Then I burp after to make sure they made it down.
     
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    Yeah, I the same as the thread starter.

    So I usually try to stay away from caplets and just go for capsules.
     
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    NATECBR My name is Sayid, and I'm a torturer.

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    ive got animal pack aminos. i can put the whole bag in my mouth and swallow all of them at once... but if i eat too fast i choke and puke.... weird eh?
     
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    Be careful with the animal packs, they'll make you go crazy!
     
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    tqpolo ***** Platinum Member OT Supporter

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    Your problem is that you concentrate on swallowing the pill too much. Pretend the pill is not there, just drink the waters and swallow the waters.
     
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    I take 9 at once. Take a swig of water after you have them in your mouth and tip you head back + swallow. And whalla no more flinstones chewables for you!
     
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    That's what I do. I used to break my multi's in half and swallow them seperately, you eventually just get used to it.
     
  18. MaineSucks

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    no... thats just the animal trying to escape
     
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