IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome): What to Eat and What to Avoid

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome): What to Eat and What to Avoid

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder (functional disorder), the causes of which are unknown, but it is believed that it could be due to intestinal infection, bile acid malabsorption or sensitivity to a particular food item. IBS is a disorder not a disease so there is no cure in particular for it but there are certain treatments that can be carried out to suppress the effects of the disorder. Some of them are a strict controlled diet, medications (to relieve the pain and uneasiness), probiotics (to strengthen…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): How to Manage Your Diet & Lifestyle

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): How to Manage Your Diet & Lifestyle

A problem that’s become increasingly common, Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS, is an intestinal disorder characterised by constipation, bloating, diarrhoea, abdominal pain and/or cramping. The symptoms of this digestive disorder are so inconsistent and unpredictable that you may often confuse it with a temporary shift in bowel movements.IBS is not a diseases but a syndrome manifested by an increase in the sensitivity and altered motility of the Gastro Intestinal (GI) tract. Usually there is no tissue damage, no inflammation and the immune system is not involved. The system of a…

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