A 40-year-old member asked:
How do i get rid of ibs natural?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mehul SHETHanswered
Pediatrics 20 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?
2 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sidney Vinsonanswered
Gastroenterology 29 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.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
What are good ways to get rid of ibs?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Kaplananswered
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 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.
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Last updated May 15, 2014
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