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 […]

EDITHA’S PERSONAL STORY

Even as a young child, I remember having what they called a “nervous stomach.” Forward to College and going to Law school, I noticed that a little anxiety while doing an oral exam and I my stomach was turning “upside down.” This would often happen so I dropped out of law school. Got married, had […]

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 […]

CHRIS’ PERSONAL STORY

I have being constipated for a long time we have lost a lot of weight I have terrible pains in my stomach now I have to go and get a CT scan on my stomach and bowels lost a lot of weight has anyone lost weight with having I.B.S. I’m just hoping it’s not bowel […]

RABIA’S PERSONAL STORY

Hello, my name is Rabia, I’m 23 years old, my story is when I’ve had stomach issues in my childhood but i didn’t take it seriously i always thought that it’s normal because i used to eat alot of junks etc, diarrhoea become a part of my life and I’m used to it seriously, my […]

LISA’S PERSONAL STORY

I’ve had IBS for probably 66 years. I don’t remember not having it. You develop a unique relationship with bathrooms. My mother thought I was sitting on cold sidewalks. They called it ‘spastic bowel’ back in the 60’s. I thought God was mad at me, and I promised I would be nicer to my brother, […]

CAROL’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi my name is Carol and I have suffered from IBS for about 12 years now. The hardest part for me and still is the accepting I have it. It impacts the quality of your life so much. For many years I had the bloating diarrohea kept the food diary’s altered and changed my diet […]

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 […]

MR. G’S PERSONAL STORY

Mostly women have IBS. Not sure why, but I am a guy with this condition. Didn’t get this until later on in life. Usual stuff like C, but take linzess and other things when blocked, then causes D. I did have an issue with very bad bloating. Looked like a baby bump. Gastro gave me […]

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 […]

BRITT’S PERSONAL STORY

My IBS symptoms started when I was 13. I didn’t tell a soul. I was great at hiding my symptoms. The thought of having to tell anyone was hard. So I would turn on the shower at home and pretend to take long showers when in reality I was in there with debilitating symptoms. I […]