... I've had IBS-C for several years. Then, over a year ago, I started havinng neurological symptoms: fatigue, tremors, balance issues, speech problems, brain fog, etc. At first docs thought it was Lyme disease, had various tests that were negative. Symptoms started easing a few months ago. Then I had an acute attack of sciatica (10 on a pain scale of 1-10), had an epidural... (12 replies)
... Hi, yes i have had IBS for years and had sciatica a while back, absolutely nightmare when you have constipation and it kicks in. ... (1 replies)
... p area. I never had anything like this before, but it seemed to go slightly away after I went to the bathroom. I went to the doctor yesterday and he said I had sciatica due to compression. ... (1 replies)
... 50 year old male, approx 8/9 Months ago started having unformed stools. My history of bowel problems involves fissure and piles in last 15 years ( now resolved ). Constipation / hard stools for many years too.
I have had occasional spasm like pain over the lasts two years in right abdomen ( dr did ultrasound here and nothing found ). Small amounts of mucous seen in stools... (0 replies)
... As far as sciatica problems, Once in a blue moon I get that sort of pain that shoots down my leg but it is not a common ache. ... (3 replies)
... identical to me, i have l5 disc protusion. do you have bowel problems or sciatica
tony (3 replies)
... straining cause sciatica to show up? ... (0 replies)
I feel your pain, I have been chronically constipated since I was an infant. I got to the point where I was maybe going once or not at all in a two week period. I had a lot of back pain and sciatica.
There are so many things that can cause constipation. What is your diet like? Is it a lot of carbs/sugar? Are you exercising?
Systemic candida/yeast... (38 replies)
... and bloating when I think about ,eat, or smell food ,. I am constipated and take Milk of mag. Tabs, Amitiza , and other meds to relieve it, Just had about with sciatica and found out that the pain I feel in my back when bloating and swelling starts is related with it, GOD , another problem with IBS ? ... (3 replies)
... d and have sciatica pain, what a combo to have.I am going to a chiro for my back and he said these sensations were IBs related. ... (0 replies)
... is also good for IBS and I take that as well. Accidolphilis is a good digestive aid and has some other health benefits as well.. ... (8 replies)
... Having IBS with predominantly constipation can cause sciatica. ... (11 replies)
... Dampness in terms of TCM affects the Spleen and the Spleen is involved with a lot of IBS symptoms. IBS symptoms are mostly caused by Stagnant Liver Qi invading the Spleen and Spleen Qi Deficiency. ... (4 replies)
... Anyway, the back pain and leg pain could easily be sciatica, which then resolves on having your bowels open. Do you get the back pain and sciatica at any other time other than with the belly pain? ... (3 replies)
... roblems are almost cured now following acupuncture treatment. I have also received chiropractic treatment too for a neck problem, but it has also benefitted the sciatica too. ... (2 replies)