gary...I'd never even consider to eat a high fibre bar or high fibre anything.....for sure, gas would be excrutiating for me, and not worth the pain.
Not the same as adding fibre supplements as we're talking about
. And start slow.
Sherry...then i'd say increase slowly to 6 daily, just as you're planning to do.
If it's not working for you, then consider another type of fibre.
What have you tried in the past?
Are you using probiotics?
*Heather* I give suggestions, do with them what you will.
Status: ...Asacol 3 @ 2x daily; Salofalk enema @ 3rd night (nightly/ flares, tapered/maintenance)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol 20mg as needed; Zantac 150mg; Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma);Effexor XR 37.5 (depression)
~vitamins/minerals/supplements; Probiotics....(RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care+Primadophilus Reuteri capsules @ bedtime)
~Metamucil capsules 6 twice daily with meals; Vitamin D 4500 IU
~URSO for PBC(or PSC?) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!