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What Is A Good Stool Softner
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Try fleet mineral oil enema Ronnie,no cramps

When I Was Diagnosed With IBS-C, The Doctor Told Me To Take A Probiotic And Miralax Every Day. Does Anyone Else Use Miralax Daily? Thanks
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I have not heard of it but I hope it works for you. I use miralax in the morning and drink apple cider at night to help with constipation. Its so frustrating dealing with constipation!

Can Frequent Enema Use Lead To Getting Hooked On Enemas?
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I've had chronic constipation since age 14,doctors back then told my mom to give me Fleet enema if I didn't have a BM by day 3 ,well I wound up having to get enemas from my mom (an exn LVN),almost every week till now(I'm in 50s)..
I just read that too frequent of enemas can cause dependence on enemas anyone else know?

A myIBSteam Member

Yes getting weekly enemas has made it impossible for me to go potty without them still

Chronic Recurring Constipation
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I was diagnosed with IBS in my 20's (I am 58). In the past several months, I get constipated constantly. It's quite uncomfortable, and can days for me to fully empty. I feel nauseous and blocked and sometimes have pain in my left side. Sometimes things will loosen up, thrn the process repeats itself. My last conoscopy they said I have a tortued colon. I am due another procedure in December. I am worried this is something serious. Anyone experience this?

A myIBSteam Member

Hi, I was diagnosed at 18 and I am 59 now and I have the same thing. I developed IBS with constipation so I take IBSrella. IBS for so many years can make the descending colon twist and weak it's very… read more

Besides IBS What Other Chronic Illness Do You Deal With?
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How does IBS affect you other illness? And the other way around?

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I have bipolar depression, generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD, ADHD, chronic migraine, and GERD. I see I’m not alone here! My IBS-A seems to flare up with the anxiety and migraine. My doctors and… read more

Tired All The Time
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Is it just me or is anyone else tired even after a really goodnights sleep

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Me!!

My Daughter Has IBSC She Is Currently Using Align Probiotic. I Was Wondering What Others Use For Probiotics?
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MaryBethBurke, Just wondering if the Florastor probiotic your taking helps with stomach aches after I eat some foods? I'm always afraid to go out to eat somewhere and have that horrible cramping… read more

Very Very Gassy
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Hi all. I'm almost certain I have IBS. Mygut never feels amazing. It's always rumbling or I'm gassy or bloated or I have cramps or I have loose bowel movements or I struggle to have a bowel movement.so yea I guess all symptoms of IBS..today I'm looking for suggestions. I am really gassy(have a lot of flatulence). Have any of you had any success with natural remedies for gas that has actually worked, or any tips for reducing flatulence.? I'm so desperate for advice. This is the symptom that is… read more

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Activated charcoal for gas?

Dulcolax
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Can it safely be used twice a week

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I have used prune juice and it does work, but now I use Miralax and it has helped me so far. I also take Fibercon and 3 stool softners at night. So far it has worked.

What Helps You With Constipation.
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I use Miralax every night sometimes twice a day, and it has saved me! What helps you with constipation?

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I do two things, Natural Calm (magnesium citrate) taken twice daily. Then I have been trying a new fiber called Pinch Magic fiber.. Drink plenty of water throughout the day, that is imperative!