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I need help finding meds to stop severe Stress-IBS-D. Any suggestions? This is taking over my life... I can not go outside at all at the moment Thanks

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Dr. Atul Singh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Self medication

My best suggestion is avoid self medication and see a GI.
There are interventions that can be done rather than self medicate be it any preparation. Seeking consulling. medications, change In diet and other interventions would help. Self medication for a chronic condition is a slippery slope.If a controlled substance is needed suggest get an MD to help out. lastly there can be a true pathology.

In brief: Self medication

My best suggestion is avoid self medication and see a GI.
There are interventions that can be done rather than self medicate be it any preparation. Seeking consulling. medications, change In diet and other interventions would help. Self medication for a chronic condition is a slippery slope.If a controlled substance is needed suggest get an MD to help out. lastly there can be a true pathology.
Dr. Atul Singh
Dr. Atul Singh
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: Cannabis

23y male with IBS-D has distessing symptoms.
Assuming that GI doctor has been consulted and such meds as Bentyl (dicyclomine) tried, then Cannabis sativa, not indica, might be tried as a tincture or tea. Prepare at less than heat of smoking or of boiling water & psychotropic effects reduced. If chronic low back from sports injury, underlying cause might be pelvic girdle injury & Osteopath should be consulted.

In brief: Cannabis

23y male with IBS-D has distessing symptoms.
Assuming that GI doctor has been consulted and such meds as Bentyl (dicyclomine) tried, then Cannabis sativa, not indica, might be tried as a tincture or tea. Prepare at less than heat of smoking or of boiling water & psychotropic effects reduced. If chronic low back from sports injury, underlying cause might be pelvic girdle injury & Osteopath should be consulted.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
In 2013, I presented, at the Eighth Interdisciplinary Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain in Dubai, a study of IBS-D in 20 male extreme sports enthusiasts who suffered low back/pelvis injury & chronic low back pain. The distinguishing clinical finding was sacroiliac joint subluxation; diagnosed via the Occupational Disabilities Guidelines, ODG; recounted on my Pain Syndrome board at Quora.com.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
As result of my study of IBS-D in young male extreme sports enthusiasts, my theory is that presacral neural plexus impingement within region of the ventral sacroiliac joint sulcus, causes lower intestinal dysautonomia & symptoms of IBS-D; as colonic peristalsis becomes hyperdynamic.
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