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#1 Jimbomo

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Posted 05 October 2015 - 02:46 PM

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Hello,

 

Apologies if i haven't taken the correct steps to introducing myself as a new member, or if i have posted in the wrong place. 

 

I have copied and pasted a large part of this post from a reply i have posted in another thread, I wanted to open this to the forum to see if anyone else has the same symptoms as me....I have tried to search and find around the internet to see if anyone has experienced the same as me when it comes to IBS.

 

I am someone who has been told suffers from IBS, this is an diagnosis given to me by multiple doctors. Each Doctor is able to tell me I have IBS once i explain the symptoms to them, no doctor has successfully been able to help me lead a normal life. 

 

I have suffered from IBS for near on two years now, it has however only become a major problem since the beginning of this year. The symptoms are always the same.

 

I start to feel tired, have brain fog, my stomach feels tight, it burns and i can feel movement in my stomach. It could be 30mins to 2 hours later and I am on the toilet passing wind and brown mucus. I will be on and off the toilet for hours, passing wind and mucus, the mucus will then turn from being brown to being clear and foamy...apologies I am being graphic but it's the only way i can explain. 

 

I have had an endoscopy and colonoscopy, have followed FODMAP under dietitian supervision have cut out a number of foods that are common with intolerance's....milk, wheat, egg, soya but still i have a 'reaction' to something. I say reaction because that is what it feels like, it feels like i am 'reacting' to a food i have eaten. 

 

The amount of foods i have cut out is crazy, to the point i'm having hardly different types of foods. I am completely lost on what i can do. I have an extremely pain diet as it is and i'm seriously arriving at the point where I am only going to eat chicken and rice to try and lead a normal life. 

 

Any help or advice would be much appreciated, even sharing experiences and remedies would be so valuable to me

 

thank you 

 


#2 dlind70

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Posted 05 October 2015 - 03:20 PM

parasites maybe.  Take this tonic at 9:00 pm to calm these guys down.  8 oz pineapple juice, Tbsp aloe vera, 2 Tbsp Tequila (100% agave)  Take this drink at night before bed for three days at least.

Make sure to eat fresh beefsteak tomatoes at 12:00 noon.  The heart, kidneys and gallbladder electrically shunt to and effect the large intestine.  For galbladder health, make sure you are resting or sleeping at 11:00 pm - 1:00 am



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Posted 05 October 2015 - 04:23 PM

You sound like you have a pretty tough case. Do you remember back to when it first started, if anything in particular kicked it off?
How do you cope when you just drink water?

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Posted 05 October 2015 - 04:39 PM

parasites maybe.  Take this tonic at 9:00 pm to calm these guys down.  8 oz pineapple juice, Tbsp aloe vera, 2 Tbsp Tequila (100% agave)  Take this drink at night before bed for three days at least.

Make sure to eat fresh beefsteak tomatoes at 12:00 noon.  The heart, kidneys and gallbladder electrically shunt to and effect the large intestine.  For galbladder health, make sure you are resting or sleeping at 11:00 pm - 1:00 am

 

Tequila is possibly the worst thing you could drink right now. Not only is alcohol an irritant, but anything made from Agave is very high in fructose which does not work with a FODMAP diet.



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Posted 05 October 2015 - 04:45 PM

One tablespoon is hardly anything and I don't follow that eating plan.  One tablespoon at the right time can knock out parasites.  Also this increases iodine when you take it in small amounts.  Iodine, being very important to keep in balance nowadays.



#6 Jimbomo

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Posted 10 October 2015 - 06:32 AM

Hi all. Thank you for your advice. Dlind, I'm not sure that the drink you have recommend would help me. I don't believe it's parasites as I'm sure the camera's and biopsies would had picked this up?

Trying to find my triggers are difficult. I had my first very bad ibs reaction after eating garlic and butter chicken. Since then I have cut out both garlic and diary from my diet. I really do have a bland diet at the moment. I have been having symptoms all week and I have considered that the problem may be due to eggs. I had gluten free crumpets for breakfast three days in a row and had reactions each time. I have stopped eating them and have stopped drinking my two cups of coffee I have each day... Fingers crossed.

Thank you all for your advice. It is much appreciated and it makes me happy to know I'm not on my own.

#7 BFH82

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Posted 10 October 2015 - 01:44 PM

Jimbomo,
I know exactly what your going though. I've been house ridden with similar symptoms for 2 1/2 years. I have cut out all grains and starches, also garlic and onion are by far the worst for me. I don't eat or drink dairy. I use bone broth daily, it's nutrient dense and digest easy. For vegetables I peel, de-seed, cook them well done then purée them in a food processor. I follow the SCD diet. I don't eat fruit much the sugar is not good for my stomach, that's why I cut out grains also. Those seem to be the big irritants for me. Have you tried cutting grains out? Have you tried to purée any vegetables?

Like to talk to you more been going through the same thing when just all food hurts the stomach.

Cheers, Brent

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Posted 10 October 2015 - 01:51 PM

Feel free to send me a pm message.

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Posted 14 October 2015 - 06:05 PM

Going through exactly the same thing guys.  Spend a day thinking I have improved because I'm eating bland rice and chicken in tiny portions (instead of one plain skinless potato the entire day), only to find the next day I am in absolute agony and my stomach is falling through me, so have to move back to square one again.  Starting to feel like all food is a trigger and I should just give up on eating.  No caffeine for me anymore, just water with a small amount of diluted juice to keep my sugar levels from plummeting.  Trying chicken bone broth at the moment, but drinking it on it's own is quite frankly gross, and if I add even the smallest amount of veg to make it a soup, I start to suffer again.

 

Would love to talk to you guys more about this, and see if you have any ideas.  Tried gluten/dairy/sugar free, but all provoking the same reaction, and the meds just dont help at all.



#10 Jimbomo

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 06:50 AM

Hi everyone. Thought I would provide a quick update. After another trip to the docs I got referred to a different specialist. After seeing him we agreed that I was to go back to basics and discount food intolerances. I am due to have another colonoscopy in a few weeks to see if there is anything noticeable. Potential for it to be crohn's or colitis. Not sure but one thing for certain is that I'm struggling and have not improved the slightest of late





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