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Natural ways to help /cure ibs?

Natural ways to help /cure ibs?

IBS: There are many natural cures claimed to treat ibs, but which ones are really effective, this is unclear. It'd be nice to know what you've already tried. First, try to identify foods known to cause/aggravate it. Common ones would be caffeine, dairy, fried foods. Try to drop breads made by artificial yeast. Use a natural starter. Try triphala and slippery elm if you have not yet. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Definition)

A long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach ...Read more


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Do I still have IBS or is it cured? How to tell?

Symptoms: Ibs is diagnosed when you have certain symptoms and other diseases/conditions are excluded. If you are symptom free I wouldn't worry. ...Read more

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How does ibs come about and how can it naturally be cured?

How does ibs come about and how can it naturally be cured?

In 400 characters?: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more

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My age is 35. At this age I am attacked with IBS. Will it cure?

My age is 35. At this age I am attacked with IBS. Will it cure?

Difficult To Say: IBS is caused by many things and not fully understood. As a result, it makes it hard to say if it will go away if it will cure or not. Often IBS is really lactose intolerance which can be fixed by avoiding dairy or bacterial imbalance in the large intestine which can be fixed by taking probiotics. There is also often a stress component so stress management can help. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for ibs?

Is there a cure for ibs?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com ...Read more

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What's the cure for ibs?

There is not a cure: There is not a cure per se for ibs. This is a syndrome, a diagnosis of exclusion, defined by a collection of symptoms. There are "curable" and/or treatable conditions that mimic ibs and there may be subtypes of ibs that are reversible. Celiac disease is treatable with a gluten free diet and often mimics ibs. Microscopic forms of colitis may be mimic ibs and be treatable and/or "curable". ...Read more

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What is the cure for ibs?

What is the cure for ibs?

No cure: We can speak about alleviation of symptoms of ibs unfortunately but no cure. Usually decreasing the stress in life and adequate diet can keep under controll the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there no cure for ibs?

Is there no cure for ibs?

Maybe work with it?: IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is a complex interplay between activity of the intestine, sensitivity to certain foods, an individuals pain processing and possibly a change in balance of gut flora (bacteria). Many people have a tendency to IBS and many people achieve control of symptoms by developing an awareness of the condition and modifying food choices, lifestyle habits accordingly. ...Read more

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How to maintan and/or cure ibs?

How to maintan and/or cure ibs?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com ...Read more

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What is cure for ibs except fr drugs?

No easy cure: Irritable bowel syndrome is a multifactorial condition for which there is no simple cure. Talk with your doctor about whether that is the cause of your symptoms, or if it is caused by something else. ...Read more

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Can there be a permanent cure for ibs?

Not yet: As of yet, there is no 'cure' for ibs. We only know how to ameliorate the symptoms. Hopefully one day when the cause of ibs is found, a cure may not be far behind. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure ibs. Dose it good to do operation?

Not surgically fixed: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more

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Is ashwagandha good for IBS? Will it help to cure or just keep it in control?

Is ashwagandha good for IBS? Will it help to cure or just keep it in control?

Why do you think so?: Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb popular in Ayurvedic medicine that lowers cortisol and balances thyroid hormones. Ref: http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-953-ashwagandha. Aspx? Activeingredientid=953& ...Read more

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Any ideas for a cure for ibs, please give your opinion.?

Any ideas for a cure for ibs, please give your opinion.?

One day: I think it's a real disease, though one that we haven't fully chacterized yet. For starters scrutinize all your food to see what triggers it. Avoid those as much as you can. Identify stressors that trigger it and work to alleviate those. ...Read more

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What is possible cure for IBS suffring from last 18 yrs.? Patiant 61 yrs. Male.

No cure...: There is no known cure for ibs. There is really no definitive diagnosis either. Modulation of diet and stress factors in your life often result in reduction of symptoms. Occasionally we have to prescribe medications. A recent advance in the management of ibs patients has been with a low-fodmaps diet that results in less bacterial fermentation of poorly absorbed carbohydrates. Ibsfree. Net. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for Psoriasis & could it be related to my IBS? Is there a remedy for IBS?

Is there a cure for Psoriasis & could it be related to my IBS? Is there a remedy for IBS?

No cure: Yes psoriasis and IBS can be related. No, there is no cure for psoriasis or IBS. Yes there are treatments for both IBS ans psoriasis that work to control them. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can IBS be cured through reiki therapy?

Reiki ok but OTC: Reiki may help, but metamucil works better if you are going to the bathroom too much. I know, I know, it sounds like it would make you worse, but it soaks up the excess water in the bowel, stopping urgent bouts of diarrhea! ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for IBS, What should be done in terms of diet and exercise. Any medicine or treatment which can cure it. Help. Thanks?

IBS, no cure: Increasing your intake of fiber-rich foods (fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains) can improve your condition and encourage normal bowel movements. Unfortunately, too much fiber can worsen symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, wherein you may deal with abdominal bloating and gas. Limit your fiber intake to 20 to 35 grams a day, and slowly increase your intake to ward off bloating ...Read more