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  1. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    So I've been in chronic gut pain for over a year and tried many things to no avail. I take restoralax everyday with fibre pills and amitriptyline at night but so far I'm just getting worse. I constantly feel like I need to have a movement but I either don't have one or have a liquid movement and...
  2. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I am new to this group and have had what I am told is IBS for well over 20 years now (i'm 67). Can't pinpoint where it started except to say I was unable to feel empty a lot of the time. Had breath tests years ago which suggested fructose malabsorpbtion. Have tried so many things over the...
  3. General Discussion
    Im going through a very stressful thing right now. My Dad is on hospice. Im living with my parents right now, so I can help out during this time. The last few days, Ive have really had intestinal pain, nausea, alternating constipation/diarrhea, and other physical issues. I thought it was a...
  4. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    For 25 years I suffered from constipation almost daily. I tried everything that came down the road without success. Some days it was bad and on other days it was terrible. Most of you know. In 2006, in a conversation with a next door neighbor, I learned that there existed a prescription drug...
  5. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi everybody, embarassing topic and even more embarassing I am asking for somebody else but I am worried. BTW English is not my first language - so sorry for mistakes. My husband has ptsd and a fear of the coronavirus and he has ibs-c and currently he is not in a good place mentally and...
  6. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Anyone ever try dandelion tea or any other herbal teas for their gastro issues? I know several people that drank Fleura (canned sparkling dandelion tea) and became more regular (at least while drinking it).
  7. General Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I've been a long time follower of the group but never signed up so this is my first post and I hope that some of you can help me. I'm 35F in the UK and have been diagnosed with IBS for 14 years. I have both types so I'm IBS-A. I generally manage my life with diet and various...
  8. Welcome!
    Hi, my name is Bobbie. I am 28 years of age. I have always suffered from the inability to have frequent bowel movement. However it got worst in 2018. In October I did colonoscopy because I was able to pass my faeces for a week, in addition to that whenever i did pass my faeces before then there...
  9. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello I have had chronic constipation for over 10 years since I was a teenager. At times this has been so bad that I haven't gone for a month. However in recent years I've had a daily bowel movement but my stools are always very hard and incomplete. In the last couple of week I have been...
  10. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi, Im new to this forum. I'm a 30 year old male from Sweden, who has had digestive problems, mostly with bloated stomach and gas, for some years now. Since this fall it started getting worse, and now this last three or four weeks It have gotten really bad. A new symptom now is that i get heart...
  11. General Discussion
    Hi guys, I'm here to hopefully shine some light on this very limiting yet mysterious condition and hope to help at least 1 person out of my personal recovery experience. Before I begin, please note that in no way should you treat my advice as professional advice and instead it is merely...
  12. General Discussion
    Hi there! I am posting because of my husband. I guess this is unusual but I want to help. my husband has some kind of gut issue. When he went to see a gp years ago he was diagnosed with ibs-c. Years later he went to see a gp again and this time was diagnosed with constipation. There was...
  13. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    One day, whilst surfing the internet looking for natural ways to help alleviate constipation I came across the articles of Dr. Lawrence Wilson. Notably one that dealt specifically with constipation He touches on a lot of great points and recommends a product called GB-3 made by Endo-met Labs in...
  14. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    TLDR Problem: Constipation for about a year. solution: Chew your food to a pulp. Dont eat when you dont need to, there is a difference between an empty stomach and hunger. Change your gut biome, Relax pelvic muscles when having a BM. My story. I started to get constipated around January...
  15. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I posted this over a year ago on this forum: http://www.ibsgroup....-a-problem-now/ The difference now is that I've gained weight (muscle), due to a healthy diet. And I take no medicine at all anymore.I have weaned down from 2 doses of miralax a day. I poop about every day with no complaints...
  16. Leaky Gas (LG) / Incontinence / Odor
    Has anyone else noticed worse reactions after struggling with incomplete bowel movements? I've been trying to train my body to get everything out in the morning and thought it was helping. But 2 times this week I've had some pretty horrible reactions. When I got home both times I immediately...
  17. Over-the-Counter (OTC) Treatments
    Having a particularly bad day today with my IBS-D. I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and saw an ad for something called IBSolution. (Facebook must have been spying on my Google searches again.) I found it on Amazon and started reading reviews, which seem promising. Below are the listed...
  18. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I posted this over a year ago on this forum: http://www.ibsgroup....-a-problem-now/ The difference now is that I've gained weight (muscle), due to a healthy diet. And I take no medicine at all anymore.I have weaned down from 2 doses of miralax a day. I poop about every day with no complaints...
  19. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    It's been a long time since I've posted here; only in the last couple of weeks have things gotten really bad. I had a followup with my gastro doctor (who I love) a couple of weeks ago, after about a month of pelvic floor therapy... they could tell the muscles on the left side of my colon were...
  20. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Does anybody actually feel a little "happy" when they get diarrhea? Like, "Oh, WOW, at least something is finally making an appearance from that orifice!" If so, can I get an "Amen" or a "raises hand"? I've begun taking the Dr. Schulze's Intestinal Formula #1. So far, no cramps (up to 3...
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