Monthly Archives: August 2013

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

No cure, many causes for IBS Sometimes people with a lot of nerve will be considered a person who has a lot of guts. Oddly enough these phrases have a lot deeper meaning because what affects the brain and emotions also affect the intestinal tract. This is a clue to how some gut problems arise […]

What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

Irritable bowel syndrome Gas (wind, farting). Passing of mucus from the back passage (rectum). Sudden urgent need to go to the toilet, which can lead to fecal incontinence if a lavatory is not at hand. Swelling/bloating of the abdomen. Most symptoms tend to worsen after eating. Typically, a patient will have a flare-up which may […]

Low FODMAP Diet: What Is It and What Does it Do?

FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols. Well, perhaps that definition doesn’t clarify things much. That name contains a list of indigestible sugars that are found in many foods. Some people will experience IBS symptoms from these foods because their guts are sensitive to them. This Article Vote Saved My Life Many foods […]

Turning down the gas

It’s a way of eating that’s helped change the way doctors treat the abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhoea that can go with irritable bowel syndrome. FODMAPs is shorthand for the tongue twisting ‘fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols’. These are fermentable carbohydrates found naturally in vegetables, fruit, grains, nuts, seeds, dairy food, as well […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Triggers and Prevention

Keep it handy for reference. It may help you identify personal triggers in an IBS symptom journal . Triggers and symptoms may vary depending on the type of IBS . And when you’re having a bad day, remember to persist with healthy management of your condition. Recommended Related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome Food and drinks […]

Dealing with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Complimentary Health

Antibiotic Treatment Effective in Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome According to research Irritable Bowel Syndrome affects one third of people in the UK at some point, and one in ten people have symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome that are bad enough to visit their doctor. Irritable Bowel Syndrome Expert Claire Hegarty as seen on TV who […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

In spite of this, IBS accounts for nearly 3.5 million physician visits in the United States annually, and it is the most common diagnosis by gastroenterologists. The cause of IBS is not known, although a combination of factorsincluding hypersensitivity of the intestinal tract and an imbalance of neurotransmitters, the chemicals that send messages between nerve […]