"For a while I couldn't figure out if it was the stomach that started the stress or the stress that triggered the stomach. I finally know it's the nerves that set off the IBS. Now that I see that clearly, I'm trying to get a handle on the way I handle stress. I wish it were easy to fix, but it's not. ..."
-- Fullogas, a discussion board participant in the Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group Web site