Monthly Archives: December 2013

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Alternative therapies Some people with irritable bowel syndrome have found help through alternative therapies: Herbs, including chamomile, ginger, and mint, have been found to be helpful in alleviating gastrointestinal pain. One particular Chinese remedy, Changjitai, reduced diarrhea symptoms in a small clinical trial with 45 patients. Some herbs can interact negatively with prescribed or over-the-counter […]

Why Peppermint Eases Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Even those with more serious stomach conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, have turned to peppermint. And recently, scientists have figured out exactly why peppermint works. A study out of Australia that will soon be reported in the journal Pain explained that peppermint activates an anti-pain channel in the colon. Even in cases of inflammation […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

These disorders typically respond well to treatment, and if left untreated can make IBS symptoms worse. Treatment options include psychotherapy or counseling and medications, such as antidepressants. One form of psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, has shown promise for patients with moderate to severe IBS and for those with IBS and anxiety or mood disorders. CBT […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Can Be Treated

Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome Workup AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF It took June Meyer seven different gastroenterologist visits, numerous diets, medications, alternative treatments and 20 years to finally find an effective method that alleviated her symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Nothing worked for the 50-year-old clinical mental health counselor, who spent all day […]

Eating For Ibs Celebrates 10 Years On The Best Seller List

Today, her ground-breaking book Eating for IBS celebrates more than 10 years as a best seller on special diet lists and over 250,000 copies sold worldwide. Save Seattle, WA — ( SBWIRE ) — 01/01/2013 — If youre new to the dietary management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, learning what you can and cant eat without […]

Carolyn’s Free And Easy Cakes

It was only when her uncle was diagnosed with cancer, and her aunt started looking into alternative medicines and discovered that many people who have problems such as irritable bowel syndrome or cancer should omit gluten from their diet, that the idea of Amo Torta hit Carolyn. “They both started following a gluten-free diet and […]

Causes Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A physician can determine whether decreasing or replacing certain food products or taking enzyme supplements can provide the needed digestive support. The GI tract also contains the largest immune system in the body, defending it against potentially pathogenic microorganisms that find their way into the body through food, drink and the environment. In Inflammatory Bowel […]