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How do i get rid of ibs natural?

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Dr. Mehul SHETH
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Fiber: Depending on which symptoms you are trying to get rid of, fiber is a great way to decrease the diarrhea and, as a by-product, help with the cramping of ibs.

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A 23-year-old member asked:

How can I get rid of ibs?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Difficult: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a name given to a chronic set of symptoms including abdominal pain or discomfort associated with and alteration in bowel habits (diarrhea, constipation, hard or loose stools). The cause is not clear. Things you can try at home which may be helpful are exercise, stress reduction, fiber, probiotics and adequate fluid intake. Otherwise see your doctor.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What are good ways to get rid of ibs?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Diet and fluids: I rarely prescribe meds for ibs. In my experience teaching people to eat and drink properly resolves most if not all symptoms when the patient is compliant and follows through. Hi fiber, 80-100 ounces non caffeine, non alcoholic beverages each day, regular meal times, excercise. Consistency is the key to being symptom free.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What are good ways to get rid of IBS bloating?

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Dr. Daniel Kessler
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes!

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