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Donnatal Therapy Ibs
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
Fat intoler/IBS, bloods normal. DR said look 2 alternative therapies. I read about parasite cleanse (Paragone) Is it a good idea & backed by science?
Wrong approach!: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated with abdominal discomfort, altered stool pattern, with accompanying nausea, bloating, and/or gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet ; emotional stress may contribute. Ibs is a diagnosis of exclusion--first rule out inflammation, ischemia, infection, etc. ...Read more
Do alternative therapies such as hypnosis show any significan improvement with IBS cases with symptoms such as pain, constipation ? Placebo effect?
Yes: Hypnosis can help some people with irritable bowel syndrome. Some research shows that when hypnosis is done by experienced practitioners especially in specialized hypnotherapy centers, there's a reduction in healthcare utilization. (less need to seek medical care because they're feeling better.) http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/22339617. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bradycardia all day lower 50's . Feeling extremely tired. Seems I am breathing less. After starting bentyl therapy. For ibs?
Expected effect: Bentyl can cause tiredness, relaxation & slow pulse side effects, which might be dose related. Bentyl is used in ibs dominated by excessive lower intestinal activity, i.e., abdominal cramps & frequent loose stools. Ibs in males is much more frequent than in the past. My clinical evaluations suggest correlation of male ibs symptoms & pelvic trauma; often from participation in extreme sports. ...Read more
My father has recently been diagnosed with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)..What foods and therapies can u suggest to cure this ?
Stress reduction.: Since the cause for ibs is unknown (some studies showed that people with ibs has lower pain threshold in the bowel) but stress is considered an important factor, stress reduction (meditation?) would be the first step. A high fiber diet and regular exercise may also help. There are medications to reduce the symptoms but you will need a doctor since response to drugs vary from person to person. ...Read more
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