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Im a 21 year old male and im on spasmonal tablets, i have IBS and seemed to have it under control until this week.Ive come home from work twice this week, im getting panic attacks so badly, it is really painful. And now im scared to go out of the house, this has really got me down.I dont know why the IBS has come back, but im getting terrible pains just below my stomach, which is making me need to go a toilet.Im getting so nervous which is making it worse,but i really need a solution.
 

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I've been there! IBS was so bad I didn't work for a while, and didn't even leave the house for weeks at a time
I used the antispomdics and they helped a little. Relaxation techniques, change in diet, etc. All helped some. My symptoms went into almost complete remission after I took steps to identify the issues I was having. I went to a therapist to help me face some emotional distress I had been ignoring in my life for quite some time. After I came clean with myself and took steps to reslove the duress, the symptoms improved almost immediately. I did two courses of SSRI's for 8 months each, ate healthier foods including more soluble fiber (at least 3 slices of oat bran bread a day). Slowly over time the symptoms waned, became less frequent, and less intense. Now, I very rarely effected (funny, today I'm feeling it a little, but that could be the large pepperoni pizza I ate last night..LOL). I also fought! Forced myself to confront the fears of going out, slowly at first, then more aggressively. Please know you're not alone, and that you can beat this thing!
 

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I've been there! IBS was so bad I didn't work for a while, and didn't even leave the house for weeks at a time
I used the antispomdics and they helped a little. Relaxation techniques, change in diet, etc. All helped some. My symptoms went into almost complete remission after I took steps to identify the issues I was having. I went to a therapist to help me face some emotional distress I had been ignoring in my life for quite some time. After I came clean with myself and took steps to reslove the duress, the symptoms improved almost immediately. I did two courses of SSRI's for 8 months each, ate healthier foods including more soluble fiber (at least 3 slices of oat bran bread a day). Slowly over time the symptoms waned, became less frequent, and less intense. Now, I very rarely effected (funny, today I'm feeling it a little, but that could be the large pepperoni pizza I ate last night..LOL). I also fought! Forced myself to confront the fears of going out, slowly at first, then more aggressively. Please know you're not alone, and that you can beat this thing!
 
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