i've tried various brands of probiotics including nature's biotics, udo's and premier research lab's probiotic, and l-salivarius. the one from premier research labs sound a bit like the lb17. i'll give that a try too.
i was on kefir and sauerkraut for over a month and half? the first month i was able to get a bm, but eventually that stopped as well and i started to feel sick on the combo. i suffer from incomplete evacuation as well. i had IE even on kefir + sauerkraut. i can constantly feel stool near my rectum or somewhere in the colon. i've been on triphala before as well as cascara. the problem with all stimulants and everything else is that for my digestive system, they all do a half ass job. i'd have about half a bm not long after i take the stimulant and then it'd just stop there for a while and a few days later i'd feel the stimulant working again, but the bm would still be incomplete. i think most people do not know what i'm talking about or think i'm just bsing, but i'm not. i've found other people with similar symptoms in the ibs forums, but of course there's rarely cures there and people are barely managing. it's hard when Bowel Cleanses
don't really work. i was also on one from renew life when the symptoms began. a lot of days it didn't work. then other days i'd be stuck in bathroom all day. it's like if it doesn't want to move it won't move and once it starts it just keeps going.
i also cannot tolerate fiber because at first i'd get avg sized bms, then it eventually slows down and then stop working. i end up with a colon full of fiber there making me uncomfy. i can't really express myself properly because even i dont quite understand what i'm feeling so i'm sorry if its hard to understand what i'm saying.