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Depression and IBS

Posted on April 11, 2018

"I’m new to this, and I’m glad I don’t suffer alone. I’m not having a good day today because I have severe stomach cramping and a sore back. I can’t pass a stool, and my depression is getting worse because of how I’m feeling." - A member of myIBSteam

On myIBSteam, the social network and online support group for those living with IBS, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Depression is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some conversations about depression:

It’s up to my brain chemicals. Whenever they decide to cooperate, then I will not be depressed anymore.

Taking one day at the time.

Belly is pretty good today. My depression, not so much.

Does anyone else deal with morning depression?

Feel very low no energy at all.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myIBSteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A myIBSteam Member said:

I try not to let it drag me down either. I try to stay positive and not😊 stress so much. the more I stress the more I go. I have IBSD the opposite of yours!

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