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Jamie lee
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   Posted 7/28/2007 10:59 AM (GMT -7)   
redface  please am sick to death of ibs any no the best fiber bulk medicen that wont bloat me any one tried syhlum husk is it good any one one the best one to get and were to buy please

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   Posted 7/28/2007 12:39 PM (GMT -7)   
Psyllium husk is supposed to be one of the best for you (according to my GI doc). You can buy it at most health food stores & vitamin stores, and also some drug stores.
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gutastrophe
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   Posted 7/28/2007 10:50 PM (GMT -7)   
Jamie Lee, you have not responded to any of the answers you've been offered.  I am wondering if perhaps you don't know how to respond to posts?  Instead of starting seven threads with the same question, you could just return to your original post, where you will find many helpful suggestions.

Jamie lee
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   Posted 7/29/2007 1:47 AM (GMT -7)   
am sorry am just learning new to pc to am really sorry am thank you for all you help really am sorry diddnt mean to do anythink wrong

gutastrophe
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   Posted 7/29/2007 7:41 AM (GMT -7)   
Jamie lee said...
am sorry am just learning new to pc to am really sorry am thank you for all you help really am sorry diddnt mean to do anythink wrong

No worries!  Just wanted to be sure you were getting all the good suggestions?

Are you having bowel movements at all?  If not, how long has it been? 

Psyllum husk is probably not the best type of fiber for you to use if you are experiencing severe constipation.  If it's been a few days or more, I would strongly suggest you contact your doctor and have him suggest a laxative.  I know many folks with IBS-C have found Miralax very helpful when they can't go.  I would give that a try rather than continuing with the high fiber route.


Jamie lee
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   Posted 7/29/2007 10:02 AM (GMT -7)   
thank you i have time when dont go for one week then i have to use laxitives stong ones but when i eat bran i go but makes tummy swollen thats wht want a fiber suplement that wont do that to me

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   Posted 7/29/2007 10:10 AM (GMT -7)   

Hey there,

I use the fibercon with every meal and I have more problems with constipation..........I can go for a week.................lordy.  I will use laxative to avoid the horrible pain and bloating if no results using the fibercon.

My Dr. told me to keep using the fibercon even if your stools were loose.

So far I am much better then a couple of years ago when I would be in such pain I could hardly breathe and a couple of times had to leave work as I was feeling weak from the pain.

Remember we are all different and I hope you find a combination of what works for you.

Bless you.


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gutastrophe
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   Posted 7/29/2007 9:06 PM (GMT -7)   
Jamie lee said...
thank you i have time when dont go for one week then i have to use laxitives stong ones but when i eat bran i go but makes tummy swollen thats wht want a fiber suplement that wont do that to me
Jamie, I think bran might be too much fiber.  The goal, as I am sure you know, is to go every day with as little discomfort as possible.  Do you have to strain to go?  Is it hard to pass stool?  If so, you might want to add a stool softener to your fiber supplement.
 
Psyllum Husk based fiber supplements are very difficult to digest and process for folks who tend to IBS-C.  I know because I took them for years until I discovered that all that bulking fiber had caused an impacted bowel.  I recently purchased a fiber supplement at the health food store that has only three ingredients:  flax seed, oat bran, and acacia gum.  It does not cause bloating and does not suck up all the moisture in the colon as psyllum based fiber does. You can read about it here:
 
You might also benefit from colon hydrotherapy.  When I was suffering with extreme constipation, my GI doc told me to go for this treatment.  It was the best thing I ever did for myself.  It got my system moving again NATURALLY.  You can read about it here:
 
I also take a natural product that supports natural motility and softens stool for easier passage.  I really swear by this product.  I've been taking it for almost two years and it's made a huge difference in helping to regulate bowel movements.  It can be ordered online:
 
Of course, the best course of action is to consult with a GI specialist.  They may have some additional suggestions and will know your particular problem better than we do.  Good luck!  Hang in there!
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