IBS and UC!? HELP NEEDED

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Pecky89
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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 1/7/2008 3:52 AM (GMT -7)   
hiya everyone,
I am having slight trouble, i have left sided UC but also have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) I seem to get very blocked up on some days but others days will be fine, however i have constant tummy pains and swelling, and varied bowel movements.
I eat a fairly healthy diet, but i am stuck on what i can or cant eat. some people say eat high fibre others say low fibre. Im wanting to change my way of eating to help control my IBS but i dont know where to start!
 
anybody got any advice please?
 
 
infliximab (remicade) every 8 weeks
imuran Azathioprine 50mg(everyday)
20mg predfoam


tjf
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   Posted 1/7/2008 6:11 AM (GMT -7)   
I have IBS too. I have taken a fiber supplement for as long as I can remember. It really helps keep me regular. Have you considered a probiotic as well?
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