Category «IBS»

Top 10 Things To Do When IBS Is Diagnosed

Many get a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome.  As a matter of fact, this condition will affect 1 in 6 Americans.  Most doctors will tell you that there is no known cause or blame stress, but there are some known causes and here is a breakdown for you: Gluten – one of the most common …

7 Home Remedies For Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a painful condition of the large intestine. The condition is also known by other names including irritable colon, functional bowel syndrome, spastic bowel and spastic colon. When a person suffers from this condition, the intestines are unable to digest the food completely. The condition affects millions of people all over the …

Top 6 Other Conditions Can Effects on IBS

Because irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder, caused by changes in the way the GI tract works, it leads to a collection of symptoms that can wax and wane — meaning symptoms tend to simmer along until they flare up during painful and embarrassing episodes. Other conditions, from normal menstruation to common …

Top 7 Tips for Creating an IBS-Friendly Kitchen

If you are one of the 58 million Americans with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) then you are probably aware that what you eat can affect your IBS symptoms. Fortunately, with a bit of food knowledge and preparation, you can take measures to manage your IBS symptoms. Know Your ‘Triggers’ No one, single food causes IBS. Rather, a variety …

Top 10 Most Important Facts For IBS Sufferers

I thought I would share some important facts IBS sufferers should keep in mind, whether you’ve just been diagnosed or you’ve known for a while: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder. There are four types of IBS based on how your GI Tract (the series of organs that complete the digestive process) …

Top 10 Ways You Know You Have IBS

1. The thought of eating ethnic food you’ve never tried before makes you break out in a cold sweat. Actually the thought of eating anything new makes you break out in a cold sweat. 2. You’ve lost track of how many times you’ve had to employ the courtesy flush more than once in a sitting. …

Top 6 Ways to Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome

If you’ve ever spent time in a public restroom, you know how embarrassing passing gas can be. Now multiply the fear of flatulence by 10 and add cramping, diarrhea or bloating to the mix. Do you feel like flushing yourself down the toilet? Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, impacts 10 to 15 percent of Americans – roughly half of …

The Top 10 Facts You Should Know About IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that is a source of many myths and fallacies. With all these uncertainties, it’s important to take stock of what we do know about IBS. Following is my top 10 list of what everyone with IBS should know about this condition. IBS is not colitis. Colitis refers to …

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