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#1 PeachyMama

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Posted 14 February 2021 - 07:53 AM

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Hi all,

I'm on 20mg of amitryptyline, I rarely have flair ups but occasionally I still have flair ups.
The thing is I've kept my diet very bland pasta etc and have stuck to foods I know are usually safe for me.

I was stressed for 2 days (Thursday and Friday) but yesterday very relaxed so I had calmed down.

But this morning I woke up and had a really bad flair of ibsd which hasn't happened in 2 months.
It's worse cause I also have health anxiety to go along with it.

The only thing I did wrong was sleep on a really full stomach.

My question is do you get stress flairs of ibs even once you have calmed down for a day?
So in other words does your ibs still flair after the stressful event?

And also does it flair even though you're on amitryptyline?

#2 bushja1

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Posted 14 February 2021 - 05:37 PM

I'm not on amitryptyline but stress affects me for quite awhile.  Like after a Dental appointment I'm still having the big D the next day.



#3 Kenny

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Posted 17 February 2021 - 10:19 AM

 I was on amitriptyline for 2 years .I was specifically put on this medication ONLY for IBS . It helped me partially , it did not prevent flare ups .It just made them less severe. 

I decide this medication was not serving the purpose and I stopped it .

 

Word of caution : Any changes in psychotropic mediations must always be done in consultation with your doctors. Going cold turkey is a terrible idea







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