Tuesday, September 18, 2012

IBS Study Survey *CLOSED*

**This study is now closed. But I really appreciate all of the responses I got to this post!**

My aunt forwarded me an email from her nursing instructor last night about a fellow PhD candidate who is doing her dissertation study on IBS.

She's conducting a survey of people between the ages of 30 and 50 (may be expanding it to 20 to 60, depending) with IBS. If you'd like to participate and help her out, let me know, and I can get you her email address. After contacting her, she'll send you a packet with information about the study and a questionnaire. You just fill it out and return it to her in the postage-paid packet.

I don't really want to post her email address on here, so email me if you're interested: ibsrachel at gmail dot com (obviously inserting symbols for the at and dot ;). Thanks!

Side note: I'm only 26, but I emailed her, and she's going to send me a packet because she thinks she will be expanding her survey to 20 to 60 year olds.


  1. I would absolutely do this if she's okay with another 26-year-old!

    1. What's your email address? I'll send you her info!

    2. valeriesylvia [at] gmail [dot] com! :)

  2. Hi Rachel...my name is Benny(portuguese living in the uk) and found out a month ago that i have IBS and a Fibroid:( Been searching for a month for the best diet/foods that i should eat for IBS! So much information out there and some of them contradictory:( ...but i came across with FODMAP's...have you heard/read about it? Been meant to follow it but so hard to start! hope this is some good news for you in case you haven't heard about FODMAP's. Just google it and you'll find loads of info on web. e-mail:benny.c@hotmail.co.uk

  3. hi rachel, my email is super554@yahoo.com. i'm in the age range and have had ibs all my life. i'd be happy to participate in your aunt's nursing instructor's dissertation research.



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  5. A little off topic. As an IBS-D sufferer since the age of 25 (I am 50 now), the only thing that worked was Lotronex and we all know what happened to that drug. I take 2 Imodium tabs 2 in the am and 2 around dinner. It works about half the time. I wish they bought back Lotronex Without the ridiculous restrictions.