Cures For IBS


People frequently ask us about cures for IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). While the exact causes of irritable bowel syndrome are not known, there is good treatment available for irritable bowel disease symptoms.


What are irritable bowel disease symptoms? Symptoms include:

No one knows for sure the causes of irritable bowel syndrome, which makes finding cures for IBS difficult. There are, however, some theories about what might cause it. Some doctors think it might be caused an overgrowth of candida, a yeast that lives in our digestive tract. Some think it is caused by over-sensitivity to certain foods. Others think it develops due to an inflammation of the linings of the stomach and intestines.

There may be no real cures for IBS, since the exact causes of irritable bowel syndrome are not known. There are, however, ways to prevent flare-ups, which can be considered a cure.

The best cures for IBS involve prevention of flare-ups. Eating a special diet for IBS is probably the best form of prevention.

The following foods can be causes of irritable bowel syndrome flare-ups and should be avoided if they bother you:

Keep a food diary to see which foods bother you. Whenever you experience irritable bowel disease symptoms, make a list of what you ate last. This will enable you to create a personalized diet.

Cures for IBS consist of several things:

See a doctor to learn more about cures for IBS if: you have symptoms that last for a period of several weeks, or, if your symptoms are severe. Be aware that blood in the stool is not a symptom of IBS and if you have that, you should see a doctor right away.



More than cures for IBS on our diet for irritable bowel syndrome page


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