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Hi,

I am writing an article on the link between stress and constipation. I would love it if you can tell me your experiences with stress related constipation.

Thank you,
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Stress has got nothing to do with it. It's all due to religion.

Surely you have heard of the Immaculate Constipation! ;)





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Some years ago i suffered from a 'Stuck down bowel' A condition i knew nothing of until i became very ill. It resulted in major surgery and nearly losing my bowel but thanks to a good surgeon. Since then, i have never been right and the worst part is the pain.

Over the years, i have found that certain foods trigger off this pain, i.e. strawberrie's or Indian curry's and i can only eat them in small quantitie's.

I know for fact that the times when i am most stressed, are the times that i suffer most. I am prescribed anti-spasmodic pills which are very good but stress is certainly a major factor in bringing on an attack.
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The only time I was constipated was when I was pregnant 4 times:wah:. Yup, sitting on the loo to poop something the size of a pea. Ouch!
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Peach3000;1095509 wrote: Hi,

I am writing an article on the link between stress and constipation. I would love it if you can tell me your experiences with stress related constipation.

Thank you,


The actual cause of stress is constipation according to Dr. Nigel B. Milkovich. People that are Regular have been shown to be free of stress Some people that promote Stress Reduction programs are the worst sufferers of constipation.:wah:
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Lon;1095913 wrote: The actual cause of stress is constipation according to Dr. Nigel B. Milkovich. People that are Regular have been shown to be free of constipation. Some people that promote Stress Reduction programs are the worst sufferers of constipation.:wah:


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I think it is impossible to be completely stress free - it can drive you crazy and you can die of boredom
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oscar;1095785 wrote: Some years ago i suffered from a 'Stuck down bowel' A condition i knew nothing of until i became very ill. It resulted in major surgery and nearly losing my bowel but thanks to a good surgeon. Since then, i have never been right and the worst part is the pain.

Over the years, i have found that certain foods trigger off this pain, i.e. strawberrie's or Indian curry's and i can only eat them in small quantitie's.

I know for fact that the times when i am most stressed, are the times that i suffer most. I am prescribed anti-spasmodic pills which are very good but stress is certainly a major factor in bringing on an attack.


Thank you very much Oscar, this was very helpful
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I think you are all full of crap...:yh_rotfl:yh_rotfl



There isn't much that won't do it to you... but an instant cure is a good scare, IMO...:thinking:
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flopstock;1096010 wrote: I think you are all full of crap...:yh_rotfl:yh_rotfl



There isn't much that won't do it to you... but an instant cure is a good scare, IMO...:thinking:


That and a cup of strong coffee always do the "trick":wah:
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qsducks;1096013 wrote: That and a cup of strong coffee always do the "trick":wah:


Coffee has to be the worst irritant for an attack for me which is a problem as i love to have gallons of the stuff all day.

If anyone suffers IBS and has unexpected bouts of Diahorria, keep some powdered arrowroot in the house. When you get an attack, mix a few teaspoons into some warm milk and this will bind you up again very quickly. It also works miracles and is safe to use on cats, kittens, dogs and puppie's.
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oscar;1096028 wrote: Coffee has to be the worst irritant for an attack for me which is a problem as i love to have gallons of the stuff all day.

If anyone suffers IBS and has unexpected bouts of Diahorria, keep some powdered arrowroot in the house. When you get an attack, mix a few teaspoons into some warm milk and this will bind you up again very quickly. It also works miracles and is safe to use on cats, kittens, dogs and puppie's.


Sorta of like the BRAT diet for babies. Bananas, rice, I can never remember the A and toast.
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oscar;1096028 wrote: Coffee has to be the worst irritant for an attack for me which is a problem as i love to have gallons of the stuff all day.



If anyone suffers IBS and has unexpected bouts of Diahorria, keep some powdered arrowroot in the house. When you get an attack, mix a few teaspoons into some warm milk and this will bind you up again very quickly. It also works miracles and is safe to use on cats, kittens, dogs and puppie's.


Thanks Oscar, I will try arrowroot.....imodium helps me....
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:yh_rotfl:yh_rotfl Boy I know I am..!!

[QUOTE]I think you are all full of crap...

There isn't much that won't do it to you... but an instant cure is a good scare, IMO...[/QUOTE]
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WOO HOO!!, what a ride!!!"

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Stress could be a big part of it...I have lots of stress. Another reason could be I have fibroids in my uterus which has caused my uterus to grow to twice it's size...I'm thinking this could have something to do with it. The doc told me when I get the fibroids out my uterus should go back to normal size...I think this may have something to do with the constipation and am hoping this will help.
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shelbell;1097646 wrote: Stress could be a big part of it...I have lots of stress. Another reason could be I have fibroids in my uterus which has caused my uterus to grow to twice it's size...I'm thinking this could have something to do with it. The doc told me when I get the fibroids out my uterus should go back to normal size...I think this may have something to do with the constipation and am hoping this will help.


Jeez I hope so Shellbell. Hopefully things will work out for you.
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Thank you everybody for your help with my article!



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qsducks;1097650 wrote: Jeez I hope so Shellbell. Hopefully things will work out for you.


Thanks ducky, I already have an appt with a gyno to go over my options and it should all work out just fine. :)
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A few months ago, I had a very strong burning sensation when I peed. This happened for quite a few days. The pain was so bad that I screamed when I peed. To make things worse, I had to pee every 30 minutes or so ( this never happened to me before) . I found out later it was due to stress from a very heavy workload .

Another time ( long, long ago) , instead of bowel movements, I would have lots of blood coming out of me when I went to the toilet. That was also caused by stress ( at that time, I had a very bad boss who had a bad family life and took it out on me at work. )
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nok;1103866 wrote: A few months ago, I had a very strong burning sensation when I peed. This happened for quite a few days. The pain was so bad that I screamed when I peed. To make things worse, I had to pee every 30 minutes or so ( this never happened to me before) . I found out later it was due to stress from a very heavy workload .

Another time ( long, long ago) , instead of bowel movements, I would have lots of blood coming out of me when I went to the toilet. That was also caused by stress ( at that time, I had a very bad boss who had a bad family life and took it out on me at work. )


Hopefully you don't have these problems again hun. It's amazing what stress can cause physically.
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shelbell;1104437 wrote: Hopefully you don't have these problems again hun. It's amazing what stress can cause physically.Stress can do many things as I have found out in my life.It also can kill and that we also should always remember.
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shelbell;1104437 wrote: Hopefully you don't have these problems again hun. It's amazing what stress can cause physically.


I hope so, too, Shel !
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Carolly;1104440 wrote: Stress can do many things as I have found out in my life.It also can kill and that we also should always remember.


That is so true Carol...it can cause heart attacks and that's not good.
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nok;1104590 wrote: I hope so, too, Shel !


Just try to make your life less stressful and I know that's hard to do with your family circumstances.
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My husband works long hours and has his own business. In the summer he has to wear sneakers cuz his ankles get rashes on them and it's yucky. Paper towels do the trick for him and it has started up again in the winter.:(

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