JESSICA’S PERSONAL STORY

Hello to all. I came here to find similar stories to mine, to find hope and maybe solutions for intermittent chronic constipation, as I call it. From my first memories, I recall screaming and crying because I didn’t want to do a number 2. My colon always hurt and I would let everyone know! On […]

KIMBERLY’S PERSONAL STORY

Hello I am 55 and have had IBS-C for twenty years. As a child I suffered with ulcers from stress…. terrible pain. These days I’m in moderate to severe pain DAILY. I take gabapentin to take the edge off but not completely. I use distraction and meditation. I fast intermittently. Exercise mildly, and try to […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

I’m pleased to be able to share my IBS-C story. I’ve read each and every one of yours and empathise with them all. Here’s mine.I’ve always been somewhat prone to constipation, but it only became a major issue in May 2018. I suddenly developed constipation which lasted for a few days, so I contacted my […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

My name is Kate and 10 years ago Out of the blue I developed very high blood pressure.I was a very healthy mum, working full time and looking after elderly parents.I ate well, drank very occasionally, never smoked and exercised alot.I started to experience strange symptoms, such as exhaustion, feeling constantly thirsty, leg twitches, digestive […]

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 […]