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what is the dr weil diet for irritable bowel syndrome

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Individualize diet: There is no specific exclusion diets for ibs, although many patients have difficulty tolerating water insoluble fibers, excessive dietary fats, fizzy ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Daily fiber: Any diet will do, but incorporate daily fiber. Sometimes supplementation is needed with something like benifiber to help with symptoms.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience in Gastroenterology
Irritable bowel: Whatever works! seriously, a trial and error of various things will reveal to you what is bothering you and those are the things you should avoid - h ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Daily fiber: Any diet will do, but incorporate daily fiber. Sometimes supplementation is needed with something like benifiber to help with symptoms.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
IBS: Many approaches often dictated by whether or not it is associated with constipation or diarrhea or both. Best approach always includes an increase in ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience in General Surgery
Varies: Avoiding triggers of the diarrhea and constipation that frequently accompany irritable bowel syndrome are a mainstay of treatment. Dietary changes, l ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
37 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not at all the same!: Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional disorder- the bowel looks normal, but reacts to stimuli differently that the bowel of people without ibs. Cro ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Several: Regular consistent meal times and quantities of food, plenty of fluids and a good high fiber diet. You are retraining your bowel. Avoid caffeine and a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
Align: That is the one that i would try 1st but i must admit, m-ibs is at times vexing to treat.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
60 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
No cure: Sometimes the symptoms can be treated with medication for diarrhea for example, but also try to find foods that do not cause the symptoms. This is by ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
2 Types: There are two types of irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea predominant and alternating constipation and diarrhea. There is some kind of rhythmic muscl ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Depends...: On kidney function, protein loss from kidneys. Md should connect you with a dietician to fill the diet prescription.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Stress management: Techniques as well as proper and regular meal times and quantities of food to help re regulate the bowel. Of course removing those things that are cau ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Nelson
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Avoid irritant foods: That is one of the most frequent questions! for years, people were advised to stay away from seeds, fiber, "roughage". For the most part, there is no ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience in Internal Medicine
Several: The first is dietary. See if you can identify any dietary triggers and eliminate them from your diet. Foods containing fermentable oligo, di-, mono sa ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Irritable Bowel: A diet high in fiber such as bran, fruits and vegetables. Low fat, non-fried foods. Some people also have a lactose intolerance so it may be helpful ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Treat the cause!: In leaky gut syndrome, the barrier function of intestines is lost leading to lack of protection from bacteria, viruses, and the effect of toxins in t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
38 years experience in Pediatrics
GAPS protocol: The gaps (gut and psychology syndrome) protocol has been very successful for many people. The gaps diet is based on the scd (the specific carbohydrate ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
No. Just similar: Sounding names. Ibs is a functional disorder that causes pain and motility problems such as diarrhea or constipation. Treatment is largely symptomat ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Some medications : Plus balanced diet stress may contribute.

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