Anxiety Related IBS

I have had IBS for my whole life, I believe. But I was diagnosed with it at 11 years old. Back then they called it spastic colon. Anxiety usually brought on the belly aches. I missed school, missed out on the usual kid fun. As I have gotten older (46 now) my IBS has gotten MUCH worse. I alternate between constipation and diarrhea. I also have chronic gastritis which I suffer from even more. I have daily nausea and severe indigestion most days. I kid with my family that I need a complete digestive transplant. Have not figured out all my triggers for a flare up. But I do know if I eat too much sugar or carbs, I suffer. I have been trying to do the FODMAP diet but it is so restrictive that I despise it to be honest. 🙁

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