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It's okay, they just want to help.

Posted by amandarae in Amanda and Her IBS-C, 29 June 2015 · 793 views
ibs, ibsc, family, friends and 1 more...

I feel like many IBS sufferers can relate to this:
Lately I have a lot of family and friends that have reached out to me to check up on my diagnosis status and test results. I really appreciate having a good core group of people that support me and show true concern for what I am going through. HOWEVER, explaining to them what I actually am going t...


Tested for everything

Posted by SilentSuffering in SilentSuffering's Blog, 27 June 2015 · 1,142 views

Over the past few years,I've been tested for everything from inflammatory bowl disease to celiac disease etc.My doctors couldn't find anything wrong and I really started to look like a pin cushion after a while.I would sit there hoping that they could finally tell me what the hell is wrong with me,I would come back to the hospital/doctors only to be told...


The Last-Minute Attack

Posted by hmaertz in IBS Schoolgirl, 26 June 2015 · 1,269 views
IBS, highschool, constipation and 7 more...

Whether you're a highschooler or an adult, we've all experienced the 'Last Minute Attack'. It's those times when your about the leave for school or a job and all of a sudden... your stomach starts hurting and you realize that you need to spend some time in the bathroom. However, you feel more anxious and stressed because you're going to be late to work/sc...


Of course, a date with my man comes up and my ibs flares up

Posted by Gena in Gena's Blog, 24 June 2015 · 1,671 views

I am in the process of uploading my third video (btw I actually found old videos from when I first found out I had IBS. I had to delete most of the videos because I looked awful lol), and I am beyond nauseated. 
I woke up this morning groggy, in slight pain but chalked it up to Texas allergies mixed with normal ibs ####. Throughout the day, wh...


Does anyone else have these ibs symptoms ?

Posted by bella18 in bella18's Blog, 22 June 2015 · 1,805 views

Hi everyone,
I have had ibs for longer than I can remember, also have diverticulosis.  I seem to have some strange form of ibs - comes with all the usual pain, bloating, gas and constipation until all of a sudden I go to the bathroom.  Pain is gone.  All looks normal, sometimes.  Sometimes there is mucus.  Anywhere from 20 minutes...


Rifaxamin and sibo

Posted by Cindyrella28 in Cindyrella28's Blog, 21 June 2015 · 1,584 views

Hello all,
I have been sick with gastrointestinal issues for about two years now. 
symptoms were nausea, acid reflux, diarrhea, fever, and fatigue.
I have had:
Cat scan 
colonoscopy/ upper endoscopy
Blood test
fecal test 
and lastly lactulose breath test.
I came up positive for sibo and the doctor prescribed me rifaxamin (1200...



Posted by screeb in screeb's Blog, 15 June 2015 · 1,623 views

Physiology Abstract


Cornbread with Goat Cheese, Bacon and Cherry Tomatoes

Posted by Joana in My Gut Feeling, 12 June 2015 · 2,193 views
cornbread, gluten free

Cornbread with Goat Cheese, Bacon and Cherry Tomatoes A flavorful cornbread recipe with bacon, goat cheese and cherry tomatoes. Ideal for a packed lunch or a picnic. It´s also gluten free and low FODMAP. Recipe here .


My story June 02,2015

Posted by Sweetpea26 in Sweetpea26's Blog, 02 June 2015 · 1,932 views

Hi people who care to read my IBS story.
So i am 20 years old and have been dealing with IBS for about a year now. I have been to a general physician who diagnosed me with IBS-C. At first it was relieving that this IBS thing was a common problem and that it was treatable (so i thought). My symptoms are: constipation, stomach pain, bloating, loss of...


What Has helped YOU? ANY Advice is welcome!

Posted by shdecker in shdecker's Blog, 29 May 2015 · 2,540 views

I want to know:
1. What has helped you overcome IBS
2. How you handle embarrassing accidents 
3. How do you explain why you can't eat something
4. How do you eat at someones home and not be rude
5. What supplements help you?
6. What are some of YOUR EXPERIENCES? Tell me your story... 


Are Vitamins making this worse?

Posted by RoseyPosey in RoseyPosey's Blog, 26 May 2015 · 2,654 views

I truly never thought that the vitamins I take might be-causing episodes.Anyway, today I only took one Iron pill.I will skip it tomorrow.I didn't take my usually 2 or 3 BIOTIN a day.So far all is well and no need to run to a bathroom.I feel good.
I might be on here a lot because  I really don't talk to anyone about this.As a matter of fact My Husband...


IBS why me?

Posted by Shell McInnes in I hate having IBS , 22 May 2015 · 2,684 views

Alright where do I start?
my spelling going to be off as im tired and sad,
I have had IBS for over a year now and i still cannot get my head around it all, i hate it and every little thing to do with it, to start off,
i got told i had ibs after i had a bad reaction to some anti depressants aftee that i started seeing a specialist at a...


Pain, bloating & burping

Posted by Burdjd in Burdjd's Blog, 17 May 2015 · 2,996 views
Gas, bloating, burping, pain

Pain, bloating & burping Anyone out there having these issues? Out of the blue, get this feeling that I have to burp, and not just one time plus pressure & pain. That day I had a couple cups of coffee for breakfast, a small salad with cranberries & vinaigrette dressing. Later went out to celebrate a birthday, had 4 Ultras in 4 hrs then boom! It hit me, by this time it...


I finally have my IBS under control! (Slighty TMI?)

Posted by Nicole W. in Nicole W.'s Blog, 04 May 2015 · 4,369 views

So as some of you may know, I made a post on V-day asking if I could have a impaction or worse a bowel obstruction. Obviously both of those didn't happen. I went to the doctor last month and somehow all the pain I was having was caused by a UTI (I was surprised myself) and was told that my bowel habits MIGHT be caused by IBS. The doctor gave me antibiotic...


New Ventures - Update regarding Histamine and Candida

Posted by dECIBEL7 in dECIBEL7's Blog, 03 May 2015 · 3,652 views

Hey everyone,
I've continued getting messages on occasion regarding Histamine Intolerance, so I wanted to take a minute to update everyone.
The number one thing I can say is that I'm still taking Vitamin D. It has been the best thing for me the entire time

I should also point out that I'm not longer treating this as Histamine Intolerance....



Posted by Lisette Pruitt in Lisette Pruitt's Blog, 27 April 2015 · 4,146 views

i have had an Upper and lower GI
Stomach ultra sound
I have seen an GI doctor (4)
been in and out of the ER for over a year
just a couple of weeks ago I had the sleeve done
NO ONE can figure out whats wrong with me....
I have this hollow hunger pain 
sometimes it hurts so bad i cry myself to sleep.
I have gained 70 poun...


Removed Monosodium glutamate (MSG) , Palm Oil and Cotton Seed Oil from my diet. This worked for me.

Posted by IBSandMe in IBSandMe's Blog, 12 April 2015 · 4,191 views

I removed Monosodium glutamate (MSG) , Palm Oil and Cotton Seed Oil from my diet. This worked for me !!  These are ingredients in many grocery items and most fast food, read your labels!. 


Menopause and IBS

Posted by Lezlie in Lezlie's Blog, 03 April 2015 · 5,965 views

Help with menopause and terrible IBS. I had a hysterectomy in 2012, which threw me into menopause right away. I have been suffering with cramping, pain and diarrhea. I have changed my diet to high fiber with proteins of fish, turkey and chicken. I do take a probiotic once a day and eat yogurt in the am but as soon as food hits my stomach in the am, I get...


Dangers of IBS Constipation - Acidity and Hiatal Hernia

Posted by IndianRopeTrick in IndianRopeTrick's Blog, 07 March 2015 · 7,610 views

Hi ! This is my first blog. I won't be writing so much. I am in a bit of pain as I write this blog post. I want to share some info so that you don't have to suffer too. 
What is hiatal hernia? 
Basically, your diaphragm is a sheet of muscle which separates the lungs from the digestive organs like stomach. There is a hiatus or hol...


Could the gut's own mucus be feeding SIBO bacteria?

Posted by Moises in Gut Check, 02 March 2015 · 5,879 views

According to this this paper:
Bacteroides is one of the most common genera of bacteria that invade the small intestine in SIBO.
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