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Weight Gain? Has Anyone Experienced This Even If You Can Barely Eat?

Weight Gain? Has Anyone Experienced This Even If You Can Barely Eat?

I know personally I retain a lot of fluid during my flare ups. But I've gained and I really don't eat much when I do. I've gain up to 20lbs being sick and all I can do is sleep through it.

A myIBSteam Member

I gained weight after my Dr. put me on amytriptoline. Before that I lost 40 lbs. without trying. This drug doesn’t seem to help so I might go off it. I’m seeing my Dr. tomorrow.

Exercise

Exercise

A myIBSteam Member

I use IB guard regularly, but only on bad days. I love it.

Ibs

Ibs

Well last weekend was Easter yes I splurged had potica , ham, baked beans not much this week I am living in hell . Anything I eat is bothering my stomach . Had a funeral went out to eat after didnt eat all day had hamburger fries and cookie with strawberries first time at restaurant . Was sick with diareah and stomach right after . So this whole week has been so painful for me I’m getting nauseated I’m eating saltine crackers that even bothers my stomach , mash potatoes I’m dairy free I’m… read more

A myIBSteam Member

Hi IBS. Best to fast for a day. Allows gut to restore itself. Avoid fast food. Greasy and salty

Does Anyone Have IBS And Crohn's Disease?

Does Anyone Have IBS And Crohn's Disease?

I need HELP if someone can
I suffer from both IBS and Crohn's Disease and I was just wondering if your back and all down your legs ache like crazy, causing you so much discomfort, you can't eat, drink, sleep, or relax
I'm in constant pain 24/7 both with my stomach, legs and back, I'm literally not sleeping at all, and cry myself to sleep almost every night.
No one should have to deal with so much pain all day everyday and night!!!!
Does anyone have any experience with this, or can help me… read more

A myIBSteam Member

Hi Gay or. I cry too when I have IBS cramps. You might have whats called referred pain. Meaning pain travels from the source to another place like your legs. Dr Berg online explains this. If I had… read more

Does Anyone Else Feel Tightness In Their Abdomen Often?

Does Anyone Else Feel Tightness In Their Abdomen Often?

For the last week or so my abdomen has been tight/kinda hard when I touch/push on it and looks bloated.. is this normal?

A myIBSteam Member

I have IBS-C & I have been experiencing gas pain & bloating lately. It's very uncomfortable! It's important also to make sure you are drinking enough water to push whatever is causing it through your… read more

Ibs And Acid Reflux

Ibs And Acid Reflux

Hi I have severe acid reflux and ibs taking tablets been on milk or tea or squash (only in evening) and been eating bland food although I want to loose weight any suggestions

A myIBSteam Member

Do you have any food allergies? You might want to go to a naturopath to have a food or stool test done so they can find any allergies or problems in your digestive tract

Does Anyone Get Disability Money Because They Have IBS?

Does Anyone Get Disability Money Because They Have IBS?

Just wondering if anyone gets disability money for IBS. Why is it not classed as a disability? It stops me from doing things and i am worried when i do get a job it is going to get in the way especially when i have to phone in sick most days because i can't leave the toilet

A myIBSteam Member

Not here in Ireland you don't. It's classed as an invisible disease and therefore people with it are suppose to b able to go to work. Docs here say it can b kept under control with proper serious… read more

Whats Helped You?

Whats Helped You?

I want to know if & what your saving grace has been ! Change in diet ? Excersice routine ? Let me know - ive been in a rut with this for several weeks - never expiernced this long of a flare up but it hasnt been the worst - not even close

A myIBSteam Member

I eat very little meat these days and started going to exercise class.I have good and bad days.I take apple cider vinegar twice a day,probiotics and vitamins. Yes

Does IBS Make You Fatigued All The Time?

Does IBS Make You Fatigued All The Time?

A myIBSteam Member

I know what you mean. I have become very fatigued with this. No energy. Not like me at all. So depressing.

How Do People Deal With Your IBS When It Is Affected By Stress?

How Do People Deal With Your IBS When It Is Affected By Stress?

My IBS will greatly get aggravated by stress

A myIBSteam Member

Stress and anxiety make my symptoms horrible....then worsened symptoms make the anxiety through the roof......grrrrr