My IBS-C and Food Triggers

I am 70 years old and I have been dealing with this for 2 years. I have had a colonoscopy and they removed 2 polyps and was also diagnosed with diverticulosis. My mom always had constipation and she ended up getting pancreatic cancer and passed away. It's a fear that I may get that cancer too.

I have to work on my stress and anxiety I know it makes IBS worse. I try to eat healthy but I also have acid reflux and can't eat a lot of foods that are healthy and have lost weight because I feel nauseous after eating. My doctor has me taking omeprazole 2 tables before or after I eat. I started a diary of what foods trigger the gas and bloating and try to stay away from them. A lot of the healthy foods are trigger foods, I like broccoli, apples, grapes, that causes gas and I eat kiwi to help with constipation but it's acidic and I get the sour taste in my mouth with acid reflux. I also have pain in my abdomen after eating not sure what causes that.

This is my story.

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