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Tea for two and Tea for me:)

Posted by RoseyPosey in RoseyPosey's Blog, 24 May 2015 · 71 views

So trying to get rid of this awful belly.I read that tea might help.I drink a lot of various teas everyday.I just added Peppermint hoping that this will calm my stomach and maybe the bloat.Funny all of my summer clothes from last year don't fit.I have this belly that seems to stick out.I have squeezed myself into a few but,I'm not leaving the house so no...


This is a Nightmare

Posted by shdecker in shdecker's Blog, 22 May 2015 · 349 views

I have had really awful GI problems since the 7th grade. No one has been able to help me. I have pooped myself I don't know how many times, with friends or just by myself, In cars, trucks, restaurants, sides of the freeway, you name it. I have had to get up and leave my college class several times in 1 hour to go to the bathroom. I have gas that would kil...


IBS why me?

Posted by Shell McInnes in I hate having IBS , 22 May 2015 · 454 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...


Am I the only one ?

Posted by SilentSuffering in SilentSuffering's Blog, 21 May 2015 · 653 views

My ibs has become a lot worse in recent years,so much so that even water seems to really upset my stomach.I really don't know what to do about this,it's not as if I can completely cut water out of my diet because that would obviously be impossible.I know that it may seem really stupid for water to upset me like it does,and I can understand if you don't be...


Pain, bloating & burping

Posted by Burdjd in Burdjd's Blog, 17 May 2015 · 1,323 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...


IBS Stress and Finals

Posted by Gena in Gena's Blog, 13 May 2015 · 2,133 views

It is finals week and tomorrow I take two back to back finals on campus. It is normal to feel anxious and nervous before big events, but I have gotten to the point where I am in a constant state of panic and nervousness. I have had panic attacks almost daily within the last two weeks, my head hurts, I am  either starving or overly full. My bloating i...


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

Posted by Nicole W. in Nicole W.'s Blog, 04 May 2015 · 3,795 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 · 3,523 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 · 4,032 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...


Homemade Granola

Posted by Joana in My Gut Feeling, 17 April 2015 · 4,654 views

Homemade Granola Scented homemade citrus granola packed full of oats, quinoa, flax, pecans, banana chips, pumpkin seeds and tangerine. Gluten free, vegan and low fodmap. Recipe here .


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 · 4,078 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 · 5,818 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 · 7,149 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 · 5,778 views

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


Monday, March 2, 2015

Posted by xxkateysaysrawrxx in Katey's Blog, 02 March 2015 · 5,796 views

So today I'm having pain on both sides. Which would be left side lower, and right side middle (slight non noticeable dull pain). left side lower is crampy and severe. I decided I don't want to try anymore. Ill just see what happens from here, because I can no longer hang on. So I'm not eating today. I'm sleeping today. And waiting still for help. I t...



Posted by pipsqueak51 in pipsqueak51's Blog, 24 January 2015 · 3,187 views

I need help I don't know what to do anymore. My stomache has episodes where it flares up really bad once a month to the extreme. My stomache will cramp severe and starts out where my face will become red and really blotchty. At the same time that happens my stomache will have a really bad cramp not the ibs cramp. It would be whole entire stomache hurting...


My IBS Story so far

Posted by Holly Emma Tongue in Holly's Blog, 21 January 2015 · 2,748 views

I am 22 years old and have had IBS since I was about 11 or 12 so it's been a pain for about 10 years. I have mixed IBS so it can be varying however I get extremely bad "episodes" when I get real bad bloating, cramps, diarrhea, constipation and vomiting. It used to start at night so I got no sleep which steadily got worse and worse.
I generally get...


Stomach flu and IBS

Posted by mickeyp81 in mickeyp81's Blog, 13 January 2015 · 1,680 views

I have had IBS A since I was 21 (I'm 33 now.) I actually had it under control pretty well. But this week I had some kind of stomach virus and it seems to have set me back quite a bit. This time it is constipation. (When I get stressed out it is always diahrrea.) This virus, which  I caught at work, kept other people out of work for a day or two, it h...


Having a rough time

Posted by Julie1968 in Julie1968's Blog, 05 January 2015 · 1,224 views

HI all
I am recently new to this page.
A few weeks ago I came to this site for advice on whether I had IBS.
After taking advice from you guys I made an appointment with my doctor who also suspects I have IBS after describing my symptoms.
I am also going for blood tests to rule out an allergy to gluten, chrons disease.


Help last resort. Severe IBS-C

Posted by foxifit in foxifit's Blog, 22 December 2014 · 657 views

Had a recent scare with elevated enzymes.  Very afraid to keep taking anything but Senna now and VSL#3. and Bifidobacterium infantis. 
Doctor took me off Amitiza thinking that this was causing elevated enzymes on liver.  ALT was 33.
He said not to worry.  Yet anyway, lol.
Already do limited diet. 
No dairy
No gluten...

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