JOANITA’S PERSONAL STORY

Constipation and dysentry, both have been constant companions throughout my adult life. Most of it is hereditary, my brothers have it too. This has been a constant source of headache literally, for all of us. Once relieved, my mind has felt lot calmer. Otherwise i am given to fits of anger and even physical aggression. […]

YVONNE’S PERSONAL STORY

I am an elderly woman who has suffered with chronic constipation for years..My days now revolve around whether or not I can have a bowel movement…I have been prescribed just about every laxative known to mankind..I was on mirilax for about 5 years, but it is now no longer effective…My heart goes out to the […]

NATALIE’S PERSONAL STORY

About 11 years ago I was diagnosed with POTS. It took 6 months and 6 doctors to discount my symptoms completely. From the beginning my sudden issues were blamed on stress and anxiety by just about everyone. My immediate family. My friends. My trauma surgeon father in law who said my problems were above his […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

Hello I am 27 years old and I’m here to share my story.As far as I can remember I’ve had stomach issues since a kid got worse in middle school experienced my first panick attack with extreme gas in class while the teacher didn’t let me use the restroom I was in pain. I got […]

LAWRENCE’S PERSONAL STORY

I have been a sufferer of constipation since I was a boy. I am now 65 years old and have Parkinson for 15 years. As I am aware, most patients of Parkinson usually have constipation and I am not an exception. My constipation symptoms has been deteriorating as my age grows and my stool has […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERONAL STORY

Hi. To be honest I’ve always had stomach problems for as long as i could remember, literally the story I’ve heard the most was about when i was maybe a year old and i had to be rushed to the ER cause i hadn’t pooped in like 2 wks.I’ve always had problems like that, always […]

LEAH’S PERSONAL STORY

I’m 30 years old and my noticeable stomach issues started when I was about 20, I remember living in a student house in Uni and literally sprinting to the bathroom so I didn’t have an accident. At first I just thought I’d eaten something off, but days turned into weeks turned into months. My housemates […]

ROGER’S PERSONAL STORY

Up to 70 I had never been constipated in my life,but after taking around a dozen Rennies for indigestion that also I had neverHad before the following morning I was constipated up to that point I was very regular with BM at least once a day.Had colonoscopy spoke with consultant who had never come across […]

SHERYL’S PERSONAL STORY

I have IBS which cycles between constipation and diarrhea. I am 71 and it has been much worse over the last 2 years of COVID. On the advice of my gastroenterologist I take 11/2 tablespoons of psyllium in water/orange juice plus 1 cap of Clearlax in water every morning. Because on most days I have […]

LISA’S PERSONAL STORY

I am 53 years old be 54 March 8th, 2022. I had my first episode of IBS with diaherea having dinner with friends at a restaurant. I didn’t know it was IBS thought it was because of my gall bladder being removed the fried chicken upset my belly. I then had another occurrence on a […]

SANDY’S PERSONAL STORY

I am57 yr old cancer survivor, I was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013. I went through chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. I know have a lot of problems with my bowels. My Dr. diagnosed me with IBS with constipation. I have severe bloating, so bad I look pregnant.I have a lot of gas, burping and […]

SALLY’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi I have suffered with IBS since 18 and then at 28 suddenly turned from urgency to go to chronic constipation. I now have chronic diarrhoea for nearly 3 months has anyone else had long spells of constipation and then sudden diarrhoea?