How about we take the bullet highpoints of that article, print them on a business sized card, laminate it and then keep it in our wallets.
That way when someone new says to us - surely there's a medication for "thaaaaaaaat", you can whip out this card.
Joan - yeah don't we all know it.
I feel like a human puzzle - managing my symptoms effectively works best if all the puzzle pieces are in place (diet, meds such as stool softener and probiotic, small/light meals, exercise, keeping a quiet, low stress lifestyle). But if one is missing, look out. I'm a mess.
- Rectal CA 4/29/99, Stage I, 90% sigmoid/15" of colon/GB removed, temporary colostomy, reversed 6-26-99
- Chronic IBS/D symptoms, multiple bm's, on low residue diet
- Colace 50 mg + Renew Life/Ultimate Flora/Critical Care/80 Billion daily