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Old 08-06-2003, 07:34 PM   #1
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Smile Thank you Harry

Harry, I followed some of the advice you have posted in the past. After suffering for 2 1/2 years and finally checking into the problem, I was told I have IBS (the D-type.) I am now eating yogurt 2 times a day, Calcium Tabs 2 times a day and probiotics about 3 times a day (give or take) and I am feeling much better. My normal bathroom breaks would be 8-12 times a day. Now at worse its 4.

Thank you and God Bless.


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Old 08-06-2003, 09:15 PM   #2
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Thank you for your kind words!! It always amazes me the positive effect this board has on people!!!

With your problem --- i think you should also make sure you get enough water soluble fiber in your diet. Fiber that absorbs fluid slows down your Gastro system.

I use Equate from WAl Mart --- the sugar free /orange flavored kind --- it's cheaper than Metamucil. I know that it says "natrual fiber laxative" on the label but it's really a bowel regulator that bulks up your stool. It's also safe to take daily.

Just start off slow and follow the directions and increase it until you get a gentle daily BM w/o straining.
As you may already know you have to intake 20 to 30 grams of fiber daily for your intestines to function properly.

God Bless---Harry

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