Im 19, pretty healthy guy. Run 3 days a week. 6'3 185 Pounds. Excercise every now and then. Smoke 4-5 cigs a day. Drink alcohol occasionally on the weekends. Eat pretty decently. Have switched my diet around plenty of times to try to correct my problems. nothing has helped.
My Doctors keep saying its stress related, and was diagnosed with IBS... but i have had no stress before i had these stomach problems. All started about one year ago, and it just seems to be getting worse and worse. theyve had me on every type of medication, ranging from antacids to anti-depressents, nothing helps. i was the most care-free party person before this happend. i had not a bother in the world. nothing stressed me out. i loved to go out, i loved to meet new people. lived a stress free live. was super confident. everything was great. i loved my life. ever since this started, everything has just gotten worse and worse. im glad my fiance is sticking with me through all of this. she loves me more than ever and none of this bothers her. Underneath this i have written down my symptoms and medicines, hopefully this will help... Thanks alot for your time and help!
all these started around the same time around 1 year ago:
constant hunger feeling...
drink water all the time... maybe just to fill up stomache
non stop burping, from deep within stomache
acidy taste in throat
stomache feels full of gas or something
pain after eating
pain if not eating
sometimes pain will go away after eating, but only very shortly
chronic flatulence after eating
feel anxious/ a little paranoid all the time
extremely shaky hands, get really bad when stomach ache gets bad. <----- !!!!! (HORRIBLE NON STOP!)
scared of social situations now.
freak out during simple social acts like having another car pull up next to me during red light
non-stop gassy feeling in stomach
tingly feeling / lightheadedness when stretching
had diarrhea for most of my life, but has gotten better, about 1/3 or 1/2 of the time i have diarrhea
feel fine for about 2 minutes right after i wake up, and then everything starts. tingly/shaky feeling in hands and stomach problems.. right away, everytime 2 minutes or so after i wake up
have had endoscopy - no results, everything looked fine.
have had blood tests - everything came back fine.
have had other tests like h.pylori and a few others. everything was fine
have had ultrasound - everything came back fine
have checked for ulcers - nothing
Medicines i have taken:
Paxil - Didnt Help
Lexapro - Didnt Help
Xanax - Didnt Help
Prevacid - Didnt Help
Nexium - Didnt Help
Bentyl - Didnt Help
Librax - Didnt Help
Immodium - Didnt Help
GasX - Didnt Help
OTS Anti IBS/Gastritis Medicine - Didnt Help
Self Medication through Enzymes and self cleansing - Didnt Help
Thanks Again in advanced for your time and help!
You'll be amazed what water can cure, including diabetes.
Lack of water leads to many diseases and disorders.
Have a read of these amazing stories. I'm about to start this system myself.
A few rules:
Never drink water/fluid when you eat. It disrupts the digestive system.
Drink water 30min before eating.
Drink water 2hours after eating.
Try to drink 5 liters a day. Increase water intake gradually if you cannot drink 5 liters to begin with.
Avoid Salt. The body hates too much salt, it gets plenty of salt from normal foods.
Dont drink too much water, 5L is plenty. Too much water can give you water poisoning, i.e. 10L is way too excessive.
Hope this helps!
Social uneasiness comes with bowel disorders in my opinion. I do NOT think it is caused by stress, but do believe it makes the stress worse and can be worsened by stress, if that makes any sense to you. Effexor worked very well for me as far as anxiety goes, and lomotil works much better than immodium. If you are having alot of diarrhea and are losing weight (you seem a little light for your height) than waste no time seeing a gastro. Good luck!
Also you may give a try to yoga. It can cure most of these physical problems.
Thanks for posting this. I am more and more shocked at how many people I meet with your/our symptoms. I did the same regiment with Dr. tests and got no answers. Honestly I don't have the answer either. Mine comes and goes mysteriously. The only thing that helps me through the bad bouts are high quality digestive enzymes like No-Bloat and good probiotics. Take them faithfully. Also after 20 years of dealing with this I'm, convinced stress is a major trigger. When I wake in the morning I try to talk myself into starting the day calm, and not allowing the world's troubles (and mine) to load up on me :)
I have the same problem and I am also that. DRINK LOTS OF WATER AND eat veggies and fruits. Lie down and often take rests.Go see a doctor if needed. :)