In the past I typically would have C for a bit and then have an attack of D that would last a few horrible hours with pain, chills, and occasionally nausea. But then it would mostly be over and able to continue with life until the next one. Lately the attacks are not so intense, just feel not right and not want to do anything. Almost like there is stuff in me I have to get out, but now it takes days instead of hours. I don’t feel as bad, but it is still annoying because I just… read more
Hi Shannon, I know exactly what you are going through. Right now I am in the constipation mode...who knows when it will change to diarrhea, and that scares me because it will last for a couple of hours and what happens if I am not at home. When I go anywhere, the first thing I look for is a bathroom. If I try something new, it will work for awhile then it doesn't work anymore...makes me crazy. Stress and anxiety will bring on flare ups of IBS.
Yes I feel the same for years was c now is constantly D . I suffered stress and anxiety too
The first thing I look for is a bathroom whereever I go. I hate having my life revolve around a potty, or before I have an appt I make sure I am cleaned out, although that is even becoming harder to do. Very frustrating!!!
I find that stress makes all symptoms worse. I have C most of the time but had D last week for the first time in a while. Confusing condition.