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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (7,545 members)

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What do you think causes (or caused) your Irritable Bowel Syndrome or makes it worse? For each cause or trigger listed below, check Y or N to indicate whether you think it either causes, caused or triggers your Irritable Bowel Syndrome or makes it worse. Your responses are saved automatically.

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Wheat Y | N
Grease Y | N
Salt Y | N
Low fiber diet Y | N
Stress Y | N
Chocolate Y | N
Eggs Y | N
Feta cheese Y | N
Coffee Y | N
Overly-processed foods Y | N
Peanuts Y | N
Dairy / Lactose Y | N
Sugar Y | N
Perimenopause Y | N
Hormones Y | N
Premenstrual Y | N
Cashews Y | N
Eating out (restaurants) Y | N
Alcohol Y | N
Tomato sauce Y | N
Citric Acid Y | N
Genetics Y | N
Corn products Y | N
Anxiety Y | N
Parasites (dientamoeba fragiis) Y | N
Artificial Sweeteners Y | N
Carbonated Beverages Y | N
Spicy foods Y | N
Antiobiotics Y | N
Emotional Issues Y | N
Onion Y | N
Garlic Y | N
Fresh fruit Y | N
Canned coconut milk Y | N
Green veggies Y | N
Post-gastrointestinal surgery Y | N
Food allergies Y | N
Food sensitivities Y | N
Overeating Y | N
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Y | N
Fibromyalgia Y | N
Menstrual cycle (worse at certain times of) Y | N
Casein (Dairy protein) Y | N
Low enzyme production Y | N
Drinking cold liquids Y | N
Eating baked oatmeal Y | N
Bacterial Dysbiosis Y | N
Palm Oil Y | N
Palm Kernel Oil Y | N
Coconut Oil Y | N
Insoluble fiber (bran cereal, whole grains) Y | N
Tortuous colon Y | N
Corticosteroids - Prednisone Y | N
Gluten intolerance Y | N
celiac disease Y | N
Crohn's disease Y | N
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) Y | N
chemo and radiation for colorectal cancer in 2009 and again in 20012 Y | N
post c-diff infection Y | N
Substance abuse Y | N
Poor questions - too many items do NOT apply ! Y | N
Ankylosing Spondylitis - cobormidity Y | N
High FODMAP foods Y | N
High fructose corn syrup Y | N
Genitecs Y | N
Aging Y | N
Oats Y | N
Soluble fiber (oats, beans, nuts) Y | N
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS) Y | N
Soda/Fizzy Drinks Y | N
school/university Y | N

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