Why can’t I leave the house because of ibs and anxiety

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I have been suffering with anxiety for a long time. Ibs is new to me this past year or so. I never linked them both together until the other day. Although I get pains after eating ect. I also get a lot of pains when shopping or out the house. Does anyone else suffer like this? If so what do you do to prevent it!

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    I would take an antispasmodic after eating and before going out.  Try a food diary or the Low Fodmap diet to identify food triggers.  My IBS is in remission because I try to avoid stress.  Try light exercise such as walking or a hobby as a distraction technique to help with the pain.

     

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    Ella

    Have you seen your GP and discussed your Anxiety and IBS. Are you taking any medications

    BOB

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