IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hello I'm jan I am 51 and going through the menopause I have sinus problems ibs shaking anxiety an depression an loads more I cry all the time please tell me that some one is going through this it's driving me crazy and I don't no which way to turn if any one as got any of these symptoms please let me

MARIA'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hello...I am a 49 year old female who has suffered from IBS-D since High School, so for a very long time! Over the years I have had many bad episodes and tried many diets, medications, talk therapy, you name it. My life got much worse when I had to have my Gallbladder removed. Talk about adding insult

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I am a 38 year old male and I have been suffering from IBS since childhood. I'm not sure at exactly what age the symptoms started but I was not diagnosed until my early teen years. I must say that it has destroyed my life. As a child and teen, it was very hard socially dealing with the embarrassments o

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I started having pain and heartburn after eating certain foods and at one point went to the emergency room thinking I was having a heart attack when in fact it was my gall bladder. At age 40 I had my gall bladder removed. After that I started having abdominal pains and frequently (and suddenly!) having

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I am starting to think I may have IBS with constipation. It is incredibly painful. ive had pain that started last night and has been going till this afternoon, almost at 24 hours. there is no relief cause I can't go to the bathroom there will be intense pressure, horribly painful! but nothing will come

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Been living with IBS for 3 years now.Has it ups and downs. Changed my diet and lifestyle. Did a lot of research on relief. I was kind of surprised when i read cannabis sativa aka pot helped many sufferers. I tried it and must say it does help in some aspects.You don't have to smoke there's vaporizers or you can cook bake and consume it. I know It's

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Im a 28 year old female. Ever since I could remember I've strugged with my bowls. For years it's been periods of contipation with bloating, gas pressure, pain.Then usually the loose bowels, constant trips to the bathroom, thefear of not making it, the dehydration. I tried balancing between laxatives, s

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I am a 23 year old female. At the age of 13, I developed anorexia. My digestive system changed a little but by 21, after i had received help, I wanted to eat normally again, my digestive system didn't agree. It got progressively worse after a horrible bout with the stomach flu. 12 hours of puking and d

PAUL'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hello everyone
I have suffered from nausea and ibs d 10 years ago and recently started again. My symtoms mainly nausea and weight loss due to not eating because of the nausea. Both times after a d & v bug lasting about a year. I have had every test going which are very unpleasant and doctors

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Since childhood i had some episodes of gastritis (diagnosed when i was a teen). It got much better when I went to college and got older. Still, I had occassional issues over the years, especially during times of high stress- and there has been much of that. About 10 years ago I was diagnosed with GERT,

ADAM'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

First off thanks to all of you that have shared your stories on here. Very nice to know that i'm not alone in all of this.


As for my story, I'm 29 years old. I was diagnosed with IBS follo

AMBER'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I am a 30 year old female. I've been living with IBS since I was 12. Let's just say some days feel so long when dealing with this problem. I remember as a teen waking up every night with stomach cramps. That's how it all started. High school was a nightmare having to map out the closest route to a rest

STEVEN'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I'm a 26yr old male from Australia, with mainly dyspeptic symptoms of bloating and tightness in the stomach/upper abdominal area. It started a few years ago when I had very large meals I would noticed I get bloated and feel constipated afterwards. I attributed it to just eating too much. Since 2013 the

TIA'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

just when i thought nothing worse would happen to me after losing my father and grandfather, there it strikes and took away every spark every bit of confidence i had!
i would never forget the day that brought all of this pain to my life. I was

JESSICA'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I began experiencing horrible IBS-D symptoms about five years ago. They came on so suddenly that within months, not only was I confused and embarrassed, but I developed a severe panic attack disorder. It took years to finally get a diagnoses after pleading with many doctors to take me seriously. Having

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I started having stomach issues when I started my first job out of college in 2011. It was a very stressful job in which I worked long hours and had a hectic drive to and from. The stomach problems started gradually. It would be upset a few days every month. This quickly grew to be an everyday occurren

NATALIA'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Well my story started about a year ago. I am a 22 year old female college student who before all this was pretty healthy. Also, let me add in i'm a hypochondriac. Anyways, I have always been pretty regular. I never thought about going to the bathroom cause I never had a problem with it; man I miss thos

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I bumped into this website researching Spastic Colon/IBS


I have suffered with constipation since age 38. I am now age 61. I have also battled chronic GERD from ages 49-57.


ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

When I was 18, I had bouts of extreme abdominal pain. The doctor said I had a nervous Stomach,That was 43 years ago. Over the years, it gradually became a cycle of constipation and bloating to diarrhea. Several years ago, I had emergency gall bladder surgery. During the time leading up to that, I had b

DEE'S PERSONAL STORY

February 12, 2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I have been ill for exactly 1 year this month.


My problems started out of the blue, i fell ill one night and never got better. I had diarrhoea, stomach and back pains so bad I