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Such a good article. IBS is not only a life changer but a potential relationship breaker and as you say takes skilful action and reactiontion to keep going. I was the first to get IBS D and my spouse was understandingto a point, but ten years later he has a similar condition due to radiation of the bowel. So one might think that a couple having…
Excellent article which addresses the anxiety of even eating an apple! Were it not for anti diarrhea medication I would have cramps and diarrhea every day muktiple times, but one has to wait for a bowel movement before taking another pill! … you explain it so well. Eating is a mini crisis, so stressfu, and we long for the times years ago when…
DorisE commented on the post, Q&A with Dr. Nandi 3 – Could Some Other Condition Cause IBS Symptoms? 11 hours, 43 minutes ago
Thankyou. I feel that IBS has so very many questions to be asked and answered. For myself I think I would have coped better had there been a test, a diagnosis, and medications… but for so many years the symptoms, tests, causes, treatments have largely been ignored, misdiagnosed, and hard to pin down. It feels like I really dont know if its IBD…
Lately I have been shopping a lot more in the produce section of my supermarket simply because I get to buy ingredients pre-chopped and ready to cook when I get home. Having ingredients ready to cook works great […]
Hi @somewherenow – thanks for submitting this question! It can definitely be challenging to decipher these symptoms. While stool frequency is taken in to consideration during diagnosis, there are other factors that are also evaluated. Unfortunately, we cannot provide any medical advice (for your safety), so we encourage you to ask your doctor, if…
Thanks, just read the survey. I think I understand it, but they mention IBS but not participants with IBS D vs IBS C. As I have UTIs with ecoli infection, wondered if the almost constant presence of bowel contents and leakage would be entering the bladder opening. This study gives me a base start so will try and find more info. Much appreciated.
Thank you for answering my concern… just gets confusing for me sometimes.
Ugh, I’m so sorry to hear that, Anonymous1. It can be so hard to have to miss out on things, but please know you’re not alone! I hope you’re having a good day. Take care. – Chris, IrritableBowelSyndrome.net Team Member
I didn’t get diagnosed until I was 55. So I am trying to research IBS triggers and the best foods for a sound IBS Diet.
Has anyone seen this IBS Sheet here and do you have any opinions on the information:
I’m actually crying right now because of how much this hits home for me.