Diarrhea - Cybill Shepherd and the Irritated Bowel
IBS Remedy IBS Treatment IBS relief IBS cure
 

Cybill Shepherd and the Irritated Bowel

Cybill Shepherd has revealed that she suffers from irritated bowel syndrome (IBS). The star of Moonlighting and Taxi Driver says that she has struggled with her symptoms for many years, and is now hoping to raise awareness of IBS and encourage sufferers to talk more openly with their doctors.

She says: 'For years I have been battling recurring constipation, abdominal pain and bloating. Go ahead and laugh. We laugh because we're embarrassed. In order for us to get relief, we have to talk about our symptoms and stop suffering in silence. 'I have tried nearly everything: changing my diet and watching what I ate. I exercised regularly. I even tried taking fiber supplements and over-the-counter laxatives, but nothing helped with all of my symptoms.


Bavolex Natural IBS Remedy

irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) natural remedy Natural natural IBS cure.

Formulated to Help Support:
  • Stop diarrhea and constipation
  • Improve digestion
  • Relieve pain and pressure
  • Stop painful cramps and gas
  • Balance the contractions of intestine muscles
  • Reduce the feelings of stress and anxiety
  • Calm down the nervous system

Great Product
IBS Remedy


 'My doctor used to tell me it was all emotional and psychological. So I got a new doctor. And a year and a half ago, I was diagnosed with irritated bowel syndrome with constipation. It was a huge relief to find out that my IBS with constipation was not all in my head and that it was a treatable medical condition. My doctor prescribed Zelnorm and it has provided me with relief for all my symptoms. In a lot of ways, I feel like my old self again.'

And good for her! I think that many IBS sufferers will identify with what she says: from embarrassing, unmentionable symptoms to doctors who insist that our bowel problems are really in our heads.

We may identify less with her relief from one drug alone (although the new drugs Zelnorm and Lotronex have had a good success rate in America), but we could all benefit from talking more openly with our doctors and looking for more solutions rather than accepting that IBS will rule our lives.

What Cybill Shepherd has done, though, is more than just draw attention to the fact that IBS sufferers need more help. Just by revealing that she is an IBS sufferer she has shown that IBS can affect anyone. Here is a glamorous, successful actress, someone who has kissed Bruce Willis and won three Golden Globes, saying that she has trouble with her bowels.

The power of celebrity

In these celebrity-soaked times it can be easy to forget that famous people sometimes achieve genuinely selfless and compassionate things just by using their fame. The greatest power that they have is the ability to shine the light of their stardom on an issue which would otherwise have been ignored.

And yes, the issue may sometimes be whatever cause is most fashionable at the time - 'Gay whales against racism' as one satirist put it ' or the one which helps the star more than the people (or whales) who are suffering. But sometimes there is no doubt that the celeb has really stuck their neck out to help others who are dealing with an issue that is considered untouchable.

And I can't thing of a more untouchable issue than IBS, something that no-one in the public eye would readily admit to. Can you imagine Julia Roberts standing up and saying 'Diarrhea is the blight of my life and hemorrhoids have driven me to drink'? No, of course not, because anything remotely digestive is considered highly embarrassing and distinctly unglamorous.

Cybill Shepherd's admission, therefore, is to be applauded.

Dare not speak its name

Before Cybill Shepherd 'came out', the only famous person I knew of who had IBS was Kelsey Grammar's wife (Kelsey Grammar used to play Frasier in the eponymous sitcom and Cheers).

 
Natural Remedy

What People Said About Bavolex IBS Treatment
"i used to feel like i needed to go to bathroom all the time. doctor did endoscopy of my colon but didn't find anything. he said it's ibs. after a few months of struggling I decided to try bavolex. after a week I felt noticeable relief. two months later I don't have any IBS symptoms at all! thank you for this great product!" Georgia from LA
IBS treatment


Whoever you are, whatever your gender or problems or pain, it is vital that you find someone with whom you can identify. If you watch TV and never see a reflection of yourself, if you are a black man and only ever see white faces on screen, then you will start to feel alienated ' and the same goes for people who are ill.

If you constantly hear about diabetes sufferers and asthma sufferers but never hear a word about bowels then you begin to learn that your illness is far less important than these other worthy causes.

We need more people in the public eye standing up and saying 'Me too', so that everyone can start to realise just how widespread a problem this is.

Don't suffer in silence

But it's not just about how other people perceive us, and how we perceive ourselves. It's also about making sure that anyone who has bowel symptoms seeks help, and at the moment that just doesn't happen.

There are still many people with bowel problems who are too ashamed or embarrassed to go to the doctor, and just soldier on through their lives when they could be receiving treatment. And there's always the risk, of course, that their symptoms could actually be the result of something other than IBS that may get progressively worse if it is left alone.

IBS often goes undiagnosed for years, and even when we pluck up the courage to visit the doctor we can be so tongue-tied that we don't properly describe our symptoms. If we could leave our embarrassment in the waiting room it would be so much better for our health.

Cybill Shepherd says: 'My goal is to urge all women to get over their embarrassment, to stop suffering in silence the way I did, and to talk to their doctors. Although it may be uncomfortable, it is very important for you to be open and honest with your doctor about all your symptoms'.

And things can change. Just think about breast cancer, which is now regularly discussed on TV and radio, but 20 years ago was stuck behind a wall of silence where breasts were not to be mentioned, cancerous or not.

If we can just get a few more Cybill Shepherds to speak out for IBS then the celebrities of this world might start wearing ribbons for you and me, and leave the gay whales to fight for themselves.

About the author: Sophie Lee has had IBS for 15 years and runs the Irritated Bowel Syndrome Treatment website at http://www.irritated-bowel-syndrome.ws where you can read about all kinds of different IBS treatments.

 
 
     
 
 





Learn More about Natural Gout Remedy

Irritated Bowel Syndrome is not only common among humans but also among animals particularly cats. Basically, the IBS that is experienced by people is the same type that cats also feel. The Irritated Bowel Syndrome among cats is the same gastrointestinal disorder that is also felt by human. The large and/or small intestines are also affected. IBS in cats usually affects the contractions of...


Irritated bowel syndrome also called IBS is one of the most common disorders of the digestive tract. Symptoms of IBS often increase with stress or after eating and include Abdominal bloating, pain, and gas Mucus in the stool Feeling as if a bowel movement hasn t been completed Irregular bowel habits with constipation, diarrhea, or both The cause of IBS is unknown. Symptoms are thought to be...


Thousands of Americans suffer from ibs - irritated bowel syndrome. It affects young, old and middle aged. Men and women are both affected by this ailment. Many thousands of man hours are lost in the working world due to absence or when a person comes in to work, from being less productive simply because they don’t feel well....


Question : MY 16-year-old son has been suffering from irritated bowel syndrome for the past four years. He has stomach cramps all the time, sometimes very painful. Due to this he has missed many days of school. He has seen many doctors and specialists and gone for the usual tests. Medication has not helped. He took a food intolerance test, which indicates he has intolerance for milk and potatoes....


IBS or Irritated Bowel Syndrome is not really a true disease; it is classified as a functional disorder. Whatever it is classified as, if you have it, you suffer, and feel and are ill. If you have it, we will outline what you should and should not eat here. The usual symptoms are: ??? Bloating and gas ??? Constipation and / or ??? Diarrhea ...


ibs medication list | how is ibs diagnosed | dealing with ibs | zelnorm medication | abdominal exercise and ibs | ibs and serotonin | ibs and back pain | paxil help relieve ibs symptoms | spastic colon | antispasmodic drugs for ibs | how to calm a nervous stomach | ibs self help diet | how is ibs treated |





nevous stomach disorder drugs
nervous intestines
ibs vitamin and herbs
nervous stomach disorder
does bavolex work
ibs and cumin
vitamin b complex ibs
how to cure diaherra caused by IBS
anxiety disorder ibs is miserable
low thyroid and ibs


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(c) 2019 ibssymptom.info
Contact Us | About Us | Privacy Policy | RSS Feed | Diarrhea