Lower GI Disorders

 

 

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A couple of years ago, I started to have bouts of constipation.  I didn 't think much of it.  I would just treat the symptoms with a laxative as needed.  Then over the past year, it's gotten a lot worse.  It doesn't seem to matter what I ate, I would balloon up like I'm about 9 months pregnant.  I'm a petite person, I eat healthy, unprocessed food and exercise several times a week.  The...

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 no " thank j x

I am a 47 year old woman who suffers from severe IBS and diverticulosis, (I have had 3 bouts of diverticulitis. I am healing from one now). My problem is since this all started I now suffer from anxiety. I am so afraid every time I get even 1 twinge, I wish I knew how to relax and not get stressed out from this but I don't have a clue how to. I don't like to go to far away from home because I feel more comfortable in my own house..if anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate any input.. Thanks

I am a female who has been suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome for 35 plus years. In the last two years my symptoms have gotten much more severe. I started having stomach problems at age 14. By the time I reached my mid twenties, the IBS had a major stronghold on me. I have had several tests to rule out cancer. Now I am in my late middle years with the IBS still plaguing me. I have no quality of life, because I am afraid to leave my house. I am afraid I won't be able to find a bathroom quick enough. The symptoms are so severe that I have wanted to die. Here is a list of my symptoms:...

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This is actually a story about my late husband , who just passed away on June 17, 2013 at 50 years of age. He had wasted away to 94 pounds, he used to be 210 pounds, 5'11".
He literally died from having chronic diarrhea for over 15 years which led to wasting sundrome, malabsorbtion syndrome. He also was diagnosed with Pancreatitus, Diabetes Type 1, Hyperthyroidism, COPD, Congestrive heart failure, ( he had 3 stents), SMA syndrome, anemia, bouts of ketoacidosis and gastroparesis.
His symptoms began in the late 80's with the symptoms of Diabetes, drinking large amounts of pop...

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