Our expert says:
I cannot imagine how you can control your diarrhoea and explosive stools the whole day. This of course makes your condition even worse. I would recommend that you consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area) to help you with a diet that will specifically address your problem as you have IBS-diarrhoea-variety and seem to react to fibre. It is also time that you stopped being so aware of what other people may think of you when you need to pass a stool. You can't go on suppressing your bowel functions if you have IBS just because someone may hear you in the cubicle next door. If you find that you are anxious about this perfectly normal bodily function, then please also see a clinical psychologist. Stress is an important factor in IBS (the Librax should help for this by the way) and you need some help to come to terms with your anxiety which will contribute to your IBS. I would recommend that you try using a probiotic such as Bifidoforte or Bifidoflora to try and normalise your colon metabolism.
But please go for professional help because no one should have to put up with the type of discomfort you describe.
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