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I have irritable bowel syndrome and when I go to the bathroom after I'm done I have severe bloating and pain and nausea what can I do

By Anonymous August 28, 2017 - 8:16pm
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Hello Anon

Thank you for writing.

It may be worth it for you to get a Hydrogen Breath Test - a pretty simple test - that can tell if you have bacteria in your small intestine that is causing this. I almost became a shut-in at once stage due to IBS-D and IBS-C. The test showed I had this bacteria, I was given medication and felt far better and the bloating - which was insane - ended. It still can happen but I got about 80% relief.

There is a diet you can follow called the FODMAP diet- this is specifically for people with digestive disorders. Please take a look at the website by Kate Scarlata - she is a respected authority on this topic and there is an enormous amount of information you can read, as well as clear and very lengthy "eat this not that" menus. Cut and paste http://www.katescarlata.com/
I hope this helps.

August 29, 2017 - 7:36am
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