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Has anyone found any other kratom that helps with your Ibs-d beside Red Md and Green Md? I am trying to mix it up so I dont build the tolerance.
I think any strain will have the same results. After using Red Bali exclusively for several months to deal with severe back back pain, post surgery I've switched to a white strain for morning-afternoon, actually haven't taken any of the red since getting the White Hulu. I've now used red, green, and white, all with the same result versus IBS-D.

I feel the energy boost from the white strain will help me with physical therapy and beginning to walk again.
 
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Received my Kratom today and took my first dose of it at 4:00, it is now 5:30 and I must say I feel pretty darned good. I only took 1/4 of a teaspoon and I took Red Maeng Da and it sure has relaxed me. Hoping this is the answer to years of IBS D and aches and pains. I will take another 1/4 teaspoon at 10:00 tonight and see how I sleep in the morning I will try the Green Maeng Da. Thanks for posting about this Green Floyd and giving me some hope.
 

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Received my Kratom today and took my first dose of it at 4:00, it is now 5:30 and I must say I feel pretty darned good. I only took 1/4 of a teaspoon and I took Red Maeng Da and it sure has relaxed me. Hoping this is the answer to years of IBS D and aches and pains. I will take another 1/4 teaspoon at 10:00 tonight and see how I sleep in the morning I will try the Green Maeng Da. Thanks for posting about this Green Floyd and giving me some hope.
I like to 2nd second that. I started taking kratom about 2 and half years ago, and since them I got a full time job, traveled to Mexico, California, Chicago, Nevada and many other places all thanks to this ppst from green floyd. My advice for you would be is to go easy and only take when you are going outside or needed because you dont want to develop the tolerance. I take one teaspoon and mix it with a lukewarm water and drink it about 15-20 minutes before of going anywhere, also if you feel you might need to use the toilet, use it and then take kratom. Hope you all the best and if you need anything post below.
 

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Started Kratom on Friday and today (Sunday) I have to say I feel great. Had my first formed bowel movement this morning after having daily D since August. I don't take a lot of Kratom because I have a very low tolerance to almost everything. I only took 3/4 of a teaspoon yesterday, 1/4 tsp every 6 hours and it seems to be working green during the day and red just before bed. This morning I took 1/4 tsp and went for a 5km walk with my hubby and dog, haven't done that in quite awhile. I will stick with 1/4 tsp 3 times a day and see how it goes. My mood is so upbeat and I feel energized and I am not running to the bathroom. I use the toss and wash method, no fussing around and it is over and done with and it really doesn't taste that bad.
 

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I like to 2nd second that. I started taking kratom about 2 and half years ago, and since them I got a full time job, traveled to Mexico, California, Chicago, Nevada and many other places all thanks to this ppst from green floyd. My advice for you would be is to go easy and only take when you are going outside or needed because you dont want to develop the tolerance. I take one teaspoon and mix it with a lukewarm water and drink it about 15-20 minutes before of going anywhere, also if you feel you might need to use the toilet, use it and then take kratom. Hope you all the best and if you need anything post below.
Thanks for the advice Rayan 17, I will definitely be going easy and will probably try cutting back even more. Never thought of taking it just when I have to go out but will try that too. I don't want to build up a tolerance because I really would like this to be the answer to years of misery. I am so happy you have got your life back and are able to travel, this disease takes our freedom away.
 

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This stuff really does work. Took me awhile to get to a good dose but once I did everything was great. One suggestion never do Kratom on an empty stomach the nausea was unbearable. I now take 3/4 tsp green in the morning after breakfast and 3/4 tsp red in the evening after supper. I am taking this only for stopping my diarrhea not for pain or anything else. I just ordered a kilogram of 2 different greens and 2 different reds. Still having a few BM's a day but no urgency or diarrhea just need to go and have formed feces. I have started walking again 3km a day and it felt so good to go grocery shopping last week and not have to find a bathroom or wear a depends. I am very happy with the results. Thanks Green Floyd and Rayan 17 your posts gave me the nerve to try this.
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Glad to see it's working for you two! Still working for me after more than three years.

Finding the right dosage for you seems to be key. Don't be afraid to make adjustments if you feel the need. With the info I've gathered, I don't feel that tolerance is a problem when used at medicinal levels. The problems seem to arise when people are taking larger amounts and chasing a high.

If you can get high on kratom, I have not seen it. I wouldn't want to try, don't want to upset the balance that is working so well.

It only costs about $20 for a few samples, should certainly be worth a try if you're fed up with IBS-D.

Still taking Red Bali every day. Tried the White Hulu to get some energy in the mornings but it just doesn't work as I expected. I'll go back to Green MD for my next kilo.

Haven't had any nausea, I take it on an empty stomach all the time, sometimes right before a meal, or immediately after.
 
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I tried Kratom on an empty stomach again and had no nausea so it was probably a flu, didn't last long. I haven't felt this good in years, many years. I have my life back.
I am so glad you got your life back. I know exactly how you are feeling. I struggled for 8 years, couldnt even go to the nearest supermarket untill i found about Kratom.
 

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Dear all, Green Floyd, thanks for this post

I've tried it for 2 days with immediate results.

I had problems with insomnia though, on green malay, 6 grams. Probably took too much and too late...

I just ordered Red Bali to give that a try and I will start more conservatively.

I'm hoping this to be a solution for the long run.

Sincerely hoping the tolerance buildup doesn't count for the 'constipation' effect..

Did anyone of you, who is on Kratom for longer periods had to go up in dosage during those years, to achieve the same effect?

@Green Floyd, are you still on the 2x 3tsp scheme?

Best wishes and thank you so much for sharing!!!

Thanks for your input, FPR. I'll look up Leaf of Faith.

Over the past couple of months, I've increased my dose by 1/2 teaspoon. Not sure if it's quality of the product or something else, but effectiveness for IBS-D had slipped to an estimated 60-70%. With the dose increase I'm around 95%. Still very manageable.

If anyone has suggestions for a supplier, I'm looking to make a switch to see if quality improves. I stopped using my original supplier when they doubled their prices overnight during an FDA scare.

I've not seen much energy boost with any strains lately, but I'm battling some other problems which no doubt are contributing. Low B-12, low Vit D, among others. Got my first B12 shot yesterday and beginning supplemental B12 and Vit D today, per doctor's orders.
 

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Did anyone of you, who is on Kratom for longer periods had to go up in dosage during those years, to achieve the same effect?
I've varied the dose as needed for pain control, but have always had IBSD under control as long as I have at least one dose per day. I have not experienced any tolerance buildup or withdrawal symptoms upon stopping abruptly. IBSD does return after two days of no kratom. At the peak of level 10 pain I took as much as a tablespoon every two to four hours and still did not see tolerance.

A month ago, I had my second surgery of 2020, the surgeon wanted 24 hours of no kratom, so I stopped taking it as requested. After the surgery, I came home with 5 days of low dosage pain med and I did not take any kratom while taking the pain med. Of course IBSD came roaring back, and then it stopped after the first day of resuming kratom.

Recently, I've varied the dosage by quite a lot. Sometimes 2tsp say at 8am and 5pm, then a tablespoon before bed around midnight. Other times, just a tablespoon before bed, and even skipped a day completely, just to see.

This morning I tried 2tsp of White Hulu with good results, I feel better than I have all week. Still planning to back to green for mornings.

Even the Red Bali at midnight can keep me up past 2am, depending how good the movies are. :)

You're welcome and thanks for your post. Keep us posted on your results, more info is always better.
 

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Just remembered, after the surgery, during the month of Dec.2020, I had to have a laxative. I had resumed kratom and took the higher dose for more pain control, becoming constipated.

I know now to have a mild laxative on the third day without a BM. Painful lesson learned!

2021! Another year with no D!
 

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So to report back; I've been having mixed results. Kratom definitively didn't fix it, though in the beginning it gave me great results. Yet I feel it really helps me with fake 'urgency' which is my main problem. I feel kratoms 'analgesic' effects are relieving almost instantly. However, it's getting me slightly high, which I dislike. Furthermore, I'm feeling quite anxious as of lately, the fear of symptoms worsening over time etc. Now I feel I should stop taking anything that influeces my mind (stopped drinking etc).

Thus I will give Kratom a pause. Probably will start it again later.
 

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It's August! Three years IBS-D free with kratom. No tolerance, no addiction, and best of all no 'D', not even a bellyache!
 

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It's August! Three years IBS-D free with kratom. No tolerance, no addiction, and best of all no 'D', not even a bellyache!
My math was off last year, it was four years not three.

Soon to be five years and it's working just fine.

A tablespoon three times a day. I've also dropped the sugar from the mix. Just kratom and 5 oz water.
 
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Kratom worked for me as well, but the taste really made it a horrible experience to me. I found "blate papes" are a great way to take this stuff for anyone having a hard time with the powder. 🙂
 
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