Hello, I'm 15 years old and has been suffering from IBS-D for two and a half years (almost three) over time it's gotten worse and I'm having an IBS attack once or more times a day. I went to a dietitian and he couldn't find anything in my diet that maybe triggering my IBS I'm going to a gastroenterologist every three months my next appointment in September which all test have shown up negative making the doctors and specialists believe that it is stress related IBS. I can get very upset very easily due to my anxiety (more social then anything) when I get anxious I get hyper which makes me more anxious and it's a horrid circle. I suffer from anxiety (can range depending on the state of my IBS that day) which in turn has left me with panic attacks and agoriaphobia (fear of open spaces) I hate going outside… and when ever I get to leave my IBS flares up I'm not doing very well in school attendance wise which is showing in my grades the school knows but aren't very supportive,my major anxiety is being ill at school or out and about, my mum lives 2 hours away w/ my little brother and sister so I haven't been able to get down to there which has made my stress worse there are adding factors to my stress such as school grades, anxiety, my past hasn't been the best thing but I don't want to go into that it's mainly now I wanted to get sorted out. I'm on a waiting list for counciling but the one I had before moved a little bit away from me so I was unable to see her without getting stressed out, I haven't seen a difference with the CBT/counciling.
Sorry if this is a long message I just need some help any tips are taken into consideration