A 24-year-old male asked:
Foods to eat having ibs? meats? fruits? snacks?
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Dr. Charles Cattanoanswered
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Diet and IBS: Dietary triggers for ibs symptoms are individualized, ; it's worthwhile keeping a food diary to see if correlates with certain foods. In general, GI stimulants (caffeine) ; dietary fats often precipitate ibs-like complaints. About a third of ibs patients tolerate poorly dietary fiber sources. Peppermint is well studied as a smooth muscle relaxer, ; often eases ibs distress (but may worsen gerd).
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