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  1. General Discussion
    Hi all, I was just wondering whether you would be able to help me with a survey I am conducting about IBS and its impact. I work as a CBT Therapist and myself and my client would find any responses extremely helpful. It should only take a few minutes to complete. Thank you very much in...
  2. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I've had issues with chronic constipation as long as I can remember. Even in middle school, I'd sometimes be stuck on the toilet. It runs in my family, but I have it the worst. I'm almost 22 now and I've only gotten worse. Some days I can't eat much because it brings me pain, and I can't leave...
  3. General Discussion
    Hello, I’m from the University of Westminster and am currently recruiting UK-based adults with IBS to take part in a short online survey about experiences living with and managing IBS, including use of and opinions towards self management methods including yoga (you do not need to do yoga to...
  4. Research Studies
    Hello, I’m from the University of Westminster and am currently recruiting UK-based adults with IBS to take part in a short online survey about experiences living with and managing IBS, including use of and opinions towards self management methods. The survey can be take at the following link and...
  5. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I’m considering FMT at the Taymount clinic in the UK. I saw previous discussions but they were very old. Does anyone have a recent experience or results they would be willing to share?
  6. General Discussion
    I heard that massage therapy is good for IBS from a lady that works at the hair salon that I patronage. Has anyone tried this, and does it work? I have IBS-D that somethings go back and forth between IBS-C and IBS-D. I also have vertigo. I am wondering if the massage therapy will trigger the...
  7. General Discussion
    Hi there, I am currently trying to rule out SIBO in my quest for figuring out what is up with my gut health. I have just spent a THIRD day trying to do the proper eating prep for the SIBO (hydrogen breath) test in the morning. I have already tried this twice before and both times screwed...
  8. Gas / Flatulence / Bloating
    Hi all, Just need to vent and wondering if anyone else is going through this. I’ve been “managing” IBS for decades, in addition to Crohn’s (in remission), hiatal hernia, umbilical hernia, and GERD. for the past 2 weeks, I’ve been miserable suffering with extreme bloating, pain on right and left...
  9. General Discussion
    Check out ranked lists of the most popular treatments, most cited triggers and common symptoms encountered for IBS, Crohn's, Colitis or GERD. More GI conditions and lists are being added regularly. Share your opinion by voting on entries in the lists! Get the app here: iOS: ‎Candor: IBS, FODMAP...
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  10. Leaky Gas (LG) / Incontinence / Odor
    Hello! I'm new to this group, and I scrolled the topics in this forum a bit, but didn't see a response that seemed to fit, so apologies if this has been asked recently. My IBS-D is relatively well-controlled from a BM perspective--I follow the low FODMAP diet, and I have several other...
  11. General Discussion
    Hello everyone! It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted, but I am in a bad place. My story is so long, I couldn’t type it all here. I’m so scared, anxious, and depressed over my stomach. I am in NYC, but if there’s anyone to talk to anywhere, I’d love to! I have severe health anxiety, so any...
  12. Working and Careers
    Hey guys, hope you are doing well, I wanted to know, any of you feel some weird annoying pain sometimes in left side of you colons? it's like once a week, but really annoying, not very painful usually, but sometimes it is so much i have to lie down. and also do you also feel bloated right...
  13. General Discussion
    Hey hall, I have had chronic IBS for almost a decade now and haven't quite found anything OTC that reduces my symptoms. In general, my issues are irritability (within 30 mins after eating and or the moment after I defecate) exacerbating my ADHD, also I have low energy, low appetite, causing...
  14. Your Story
    Chronic Illnesses have always reminded me of gremlins within your head and body. These gremlins are childish and bored so they scratch and graffiti the walls. It hurts and it's frustrating but what the goblins don't know is that the walls they are drawing and scratching on are learning. They are...
  15. General Discussion
    I have a number of different chronic illnesses and have been trying to finish my university degree for the past six years between being diagnosed and I was wondering if anyone wanted to talk about burden guilt and how they manage their stress and depression. Sorry run on sentence. I'm usually...
  16. General Discussion
    Does anyone else suffer from this? And how long does it usually take to recover? I have just recently had one of the worst flare ups of my life and it's been 10 days and counting counting and I'm still not feeling right. Intense fatigue, abdominal pains and diarrhoea are the main symptoms. I'm...
  17. 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...
  18. General Discussion
    This is sort of embarrassing to write but I feel I can post it in here and preserve my dignity. Over the past few years I have suffered from frequent bouts of stomach upsets which has resulted in me having to rush for the nearest bathroom without warning and, on some occasions, I have not made...
  19. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    I have observed that just on the day that I get my period(first day of your period), I have minimal or no IBS symptoms. Every other day , period or no period , my symptoms remain constant. Anybody else notice anything similar ?
  20. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    I have constant redness in my hands and feet and a burning sensation in my feet.The burning is not overwhelming but just annoying. I was wondering if it is related to my IBS and if anybody else with IBS experiences these symptoms
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