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My IBS Experience

Hello, my name is Brad and I am 23. Five years ago I was hospitalized with severe stomach pain and have dealt with IBS symptoms since then.

I have tried different combinations of diets and supplements to try to find the best solution for my problem. I currently have no stomach pain and only have occasional diarrhea and blood in my stool (maybe a couple times a year). I can now drink alcohol without stomach pain, like a normal 23 year old dude.

For my diet I have learned to stay away from acidic foods and eat yogurt daily. Acidic foods cause a burning feeling in my stomach. Yogurt contains probiotics that are good for your stomach. I also learned to eat smaller portions of food more often throughout the day. Instead of only eating 2 large meals at each end of the day.

For supplements I take Spring Valley Probiotics and Synogut everyday. I have only been able to find Synogut online and have been taking it for a while now. I'll leave the link that I use for whoever is interested.

I tried not to make this post too long and I hope my experiences can help others.

+This is the link for Synogut:

  1. Thank you so much for sharing your experience and tips! I'm glad that you found ways to keep your symptoms at bay. Wishing you all the best, Karina (team member)

    1. Yess I can relate to this for 2 years I have these sudden severe stomach pain. I am 19 now and it starten when I was 17. Till now I know some causes: - Greasy meat
      - Sudden cold places like I worked at a mcdonalds, where I had to enter the freezer and because of this I had the pain some time later (this is not my only example but ill keep it with one)
      - Stress also

      I always been a healthy guys also always did some kind of sport, always been a good water drinker, Im saying this cause when I went to see the doctor he told me to do these things which I already was doing. He also described me some pills. When I asked how long I should be taking these he regretfully said for always till it stops.

      1. I'm so sorry you're dealing with this, it's frustrating to know that IBS will probably never go away. Did the medication work for you at least? Have you also tried adjusting your diet and keeping a food diary? Wishing you all the best, Karina (team member)

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