Help For Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Education, Support, & Self Help for Irritable Bowel Syndrome   
Heather & Company View Cart  
Shop for IBSIBS Message BoardsIBS News & ReviewsStore Finder  
Home
IBS Diet & Recipes
IBS Books
IBS Supplements
Yoga for IBS
Hypnosis for IBS
Tummy Teas

All Boards >> Eating for IBS Diet Discussion Board

amylou

Reged: 02/21/04
Posts: 8
Re: birth control options
      03/12/04 11:28 AM

Hello to all!
I wanted to respond to all the birth control talk...I am a pharmaceutical sales specialist and I have worked with OBs and birth control pills for the past 4 years. Until now I had not drawn the connection between IBS and BC pills but it is worth mentioning the the colon operates by horomones and any flucuation in horomones can cause the colon to go into spasm. Depending on the type of BC pill chosen esp one that varies the dose throughout the month (such as ortho tri cyclen, triphasil etc) this could cause havoc to an already spastic colon.
If as an IBS sufferer you are looking for a safer approach go for a low dose BC pill that stays constant throughout the entire month (Yasmin, Alesse, etc) you might find you have better results in terms of side effects of IBS.
To answer a previous question posted...the patch is just as effective and just as potent as the pill. Many women like it becasue they don't have to take the pill everyday and as an added bonus...it filters directly into the blood stream which means it bypasses the first pass of digestion....very important again for those that suffer from IBS...
Hope this helps everyone...
Have a great day,
amy

Post Extras Print Post   Remind Me!     Notify Moderator

Entire thread
Subject Posted by Posted on
* New member, distended belly :) Jules3 03/10/04 08:52 AM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) MaureenT   03/12/04 11:05 AM
. * Thanks Su   03/10/04 05:20 PM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) Yoda (formerly Hans)   03/10/04 05:16 PM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) sss   03/11/04 02:54 PM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) Jules3   03/11/04 04:42 PM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) Jules3   03/10/04 06:31 PM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) Vicam   03/11/04 12:04 AM
. * Thanks...Question Vicam Jules3   03/11/04 05:33 PM
. * Re: Thanks...Question Vicam Vicam   03/11/04 08:28 PM
. * Smooth Moove, senna BAD? Jules3   03/12/04 01:32 AM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) LauraSue   03/10/04 12:12 PM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) kristy391   03/10/04 10:48 AM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) Su   03/10/04 05:15 PM
. * Re: try this too....wierd, but seems to help me. kristy391   03/11/04 01:11 PM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) michele   03/10/04 10:04 AM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) Jules3   03/10/04 10:30 AM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) Jules3   03/10/04 03:09 PM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) Debby   03/10/04 04:37 PM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) michele   03/11/04 09:41 AM
. * Re: New member, distended belly :) Bethany   03/11/04 12:21 PM
. * Re: Bethany michele   03/11/04 02:35 PM
. * Re: birth control pills marjo   03/11/04 04:55 PM
. * Re: birth control pills Kree   03/11/04 05:17 PM
. * Re: birth control pills tuxedocat   03/11/04 05:57 PM
. * Re: birth control pills StephS   03/11/04 07:50 PM
. * Birth Control Patch Kimm   03/11/04 07:56 PM
. * Re: Birth Control Patch MKE32   03/11/04 08:56 PM
. * didn't help me rlan   03/11/04 08:00 PM
. * Wow, never thought about the BC connection Vicam   03/11/04 08:25 PM
. * Re: Wow, never thought about the BC connection Slymac   03/12/04 11:22 AM
. * birth control options Bethany   03/12/04 06:17 AM
. * Re: birth control options MKE32   03/12/04 09:46 AM
. * Re: birth control options amylou   03/12/04 11:28 AM
. * Re: birth control options kristy391   03/12/04 11:43 AM

Extra information
0 registered and 0 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  Heather 



Permissions
      You cannot post until you login
      You cannot reply until you login
      HTML is enabled
      UBBCode is enabled

Thread views: 3317

Jump to

| Privacy statement Help for IBS Home

*
UBB.threads™ 6.2


LEGAL DISCLAIMER - This website is not intended to replace the services of a physician, nor does it constitute a doctor-patient relationship. Information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have an urgent medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider.

Any application of the recommendations in this website is at the reader's discretion. Heather Van Vorous, HelpForIBS.com, and Heather & Company for IBS, LLC are not liable for any direct or indirect claim, loss or damage resulting from use of this website and/or any web site(s) linked to/from it. Readers should consult their own physicians concerning the recommendations on these message boards.



Home | Shop for IBS | IBS Message Boards | IBS News & Reviews | IBS Support Groups

IBS Diet | IBS Recipes | IBS Books | IBS Supplements | Yoga for IBS | Hypnosis for IBS
IBS Tummy Teas™ | Irritable Bowel Syndrome Glossary | IBS Symptoms
IBS Treatments | IBS Diet Plan | IBS Diarrhea | IBS Constipation
IBS Bloating & Stomach Gas | IBS Abdominal Pain

About Us | IBS Links | Search this Site | Site Map | Shipping & Returns | Privacy & Security
Contact Us | For Doctors & Dietitians | Wholesale | Co-packing Services

© 1999-2011, Heather Van Vorous, HelpForIBS.com, Heather & Company for IBS, LLC.
All information & art is proprietary and may not be duplicated.
All rights reserved.

Legal & Medical Disclaimer

Website Design