What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome???

May 23, 2015

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common , long-term condition of the digestive system. The symptoms of IBS are abdominal pain/discomfort, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. The symptom of IBS will not cause permanenet damage to the colon or lead to colorectal cancer but they can be very disruptive to daily lifestyle activities.

Home Remedies to prevent IBS
  • Certain foods like (cauliflower, broccoli,cabbage, brussels sprouts) and beans may worsen bloating and gassiness.
  • Dietary fiber may lessen symptoms.
  • Individuals with IBS should drink plenty of water, and avoid soda, which may cause gas and abdominal discomfort.
  • Eating smaller meals may lessen the incidence of cramping and diarrhea.
  • Low fat and high carbohydrate meals such as pasta, rice, and whole grain breads may help IBS symptoms
How IBS is treated?

There is no cure for IBS but the symptoms can be managed by changing your diet and lifestyle.

For example, it may help to:
  • identify and avoid foods or drinks that trigger your symptoms
  • alter the amount of fibre in your diet
  • exercise regularly
  • reduce your stress levels
Seek a doctor advice if you still persist with long term IBS. I hope this article will give you more information regarding IBS. Treat your problem before it become worst.

~ Happy Reading and Have a good weekend ~ 

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