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    Probiotics and IBS, but what about fresh fruit and veggies?
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    majanamibia posted:
    I am suffering from IBS for years now, and found that taken probiotics in the morning, helps me tremendous with all the cramps and bloating aassociated with IBS. My doctor also prescribe Librax when the cramps are really severe. Watch your diet 24/7! Caffeine, fresh fruit, fresh veggies all are real culprits for a IBS-patient. What can I do to up my intake of fresh fruit and veggies with this problem? IBS causes diarrea with me, not constipation, so fibre is also a culprit! Any advise?
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    Snowflurries responded:
    I am also suffering from IBS with diarrhea (severe). I eat a lot of yogurt with probiotics which my GI Dr. said was good. He also had me start taking Benefiber or clear Metamucil to absorb some of the liquid and it really helps a lot after using it for awhile. I take a heaping Tablespoon each morning usually in oatmeal or cold cereal but you can put it in anything you want including drinks. It doesn't thicken so you don't choke and it's tasteless too. I still have some problems when I'm really stressed out though. I know where all the rest rooms are in all the stores. Before I was diagnosed, I used to have to take Immodium AD before I went to work, but they say it's no good for long term use.


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