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MR. G’S PERSONAL STORY

Been dealing with IBS and bloating for a long time now. No one talks about it or what to do about it. Doctors don’t tell you how to deal with it. No one mentions about wearing diapers if you can’t be near a restroom , which diapers to use, diaper covers etc . Have to […]

GEOFFREY’S PERSONAL STORY

I’ve had IBS well over thirty years. Besides diarrhea I also have some nausea and bitter taste in my mouth and occasionally pain under my right ribcage. I do have gallstones but I’ve had them checked and there not a source of the problem. I always have anxiety. I was curious does anyone else have […]

DEE’S PERSONAL STORY

I been suffering all my life with constipation and stomach issues. I have had many “exploratory” surgeries growing up. I have had laxatives, fruit and you name it. I Offset when it worked with anti diarrhea when it went bad the opposite direction. 2020 September I had a gall bladder surgery, 2020 December a nissen […]

CYNTHIA’S PERSONAL STORY

I am 28 years old and I have been living with IBS for over 10 years. It has not been easy and finding a good diet is the one main thing I struggle with because I love food. Over the past year everything seemed great until a month ago, I recently started to feel sick […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

I started this problem when I was giving my exams, the first time I remember it was at night of 2016 and I started with a dull pain with feeling of bubbles bursting in my lower right abdominal region. Then as the time passed I started to suffer constipation with pain. I underwent the lower […]

TOM’S PERSONAL STORY

Lifelong nightly bed wetter that had to stay in pin on cloth diapers with plastic pants. Also had noisy plastic mattress cover under my sheets to catch leaks that happened 2-3 nights a week. Also struggled with daytime leaking issues and had to rush I bathrooms 15+ times a day with already damp pants. Wore […]

ROSIE’S PERSONAL STORY

I’ve had digestion issues for a few years now. I am 72 years old. Most of my problem is bloating, looking pregnant. I was put on a low FODMAP diet and I also am lactose intolerant. What to eat? It’s been very difficult lately and if I want to go to a restaurant or travel […]

STASIA’S PERSONAL STORY

I have had digistive problems from about age 55 (I am 63 now). Mostly gastritis, diverticulosis and and IBS, which make it difficult to know what to eat. More recently it seems to be more IBS-D with urgency and even a couple of really upsetting episodes of bowel incontinence. I read everything I can about […]

MAUREEN’S PERSONAL STORY

For over fifteen years I suffered from what had been diagnosed as IBS. Three colonoscopies and lots of blood and stool tests revealed nothing out of the usual but I was at my wit’s end coping with cramping, pain, irregular bowel movements, urgency, discharge and diarrhea. I went through dozens of probiotics and found the […]

BERNADETTE’S PERSONAL STORY

Baby boomer who gets a colonoscopy exam by a specialist every 5 yrs.Last visit the specialist stated I had a torturous colon and he cannot do the colonoscopy.Even doing the 2 day prescribed prep, the doctor sent me to the near my hospital toto get an enema to make certain I was clear beforehand He […]

ANONYMOUS’ PERSONAL STORY

I am a healthy 56 year old man that struggled with moderate IBS for years – being a little kid and having to leave a baseball game and run home to having to walk off stage while playing in a band. When I was around 25-30, I began to manage it. I knew (some) of […]

MY SON’S PERSONAL STORY

While the topic of IBS is rather personal in nature sharing my son’s story here is the hope it will help someone else out there so they don’t experience the same added conditions. Early symptoms were directly correlated to stressful events with a change in bowel habits leading to a failure to thrive diagnosis. If […]

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