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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Definition)

Ibs is diagnosed after all organic causes are ruled out (eg, infection, inflammation). Gi docs use a clinical criteria called rome iii. Pts must have abdominal pain/discomfort associated with 2 or more of the following at least 25% of the time: 1. Symptoms improve w defecation, 2. Stool frequency changes, 3. Stool appearance changes. Constipation-type vs diarrhea-type are ...Read more


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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

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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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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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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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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'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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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 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