Posted 23 January 2012 - 10:57 AM
Perhaps you could benefit from seeing a therapist knowledgeable about IBS and specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help you conquer those fears about leaving the house. The anxiety can make the diarrhea worse! So it is good to treat the anxiety.Have you tried using Loperamide (imodium) or Calcium carbonate supplements? See this thread for info on how & when to take the calcium carbonate:Just click here:http://www.ibsgroup.org/forums/topic/72764-lindas-calcium-info/Most IBS sufferers find that using a few treatments working together is the most effective in helping them manage their symptoms.
Please remember this is a group of folks seeking support on how to live with and manage IBS. THESE ARE ONLY MY OWN THOUGHTS. IF YOU WANT AN EXPERT OPINION, ASK A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL.