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How To Stop Ibs
Heat: there is really no magic remedy sometime heat pad on the abdomen and walking will do the trick the best way to treat IBS is to prevent the attack by minimizing stress and avoiding food that triggered it and exercise by walking and take the appropriate medication ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the cause?: "plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antacids: Antacids will neutralize acid the quickest, assuming truly heartburn from ge reflux and not , say, cardiac pain which can mimic. See md. Avoid fried, greasy, fatty foods, large meals, acidic foods, tobacco, alcohol, mints, carbonated beverages, chocolate. Don't eat for 2-3 h before bed, or lie down for 2-3h after eating. Otc ppis or h2 blockers can help. Still have sx, or frequent, see md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise role: In addition to more fiber in the diet or as a supplement and increased fluid intake, there is a need for increased exercise. Perhaps you have heard people refer to their 'morning constitutional walk'? They are referring to the fact that if they walk for 20 minutes in the morning after breakfast, that is common to have the bowels move appropriately. Good health! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Great Question!: That you equate your vomiting to a form of addiction puts you in a league few others dare to go. Good for you! Comprehensive medical and psychiatric care which includes addiction behavioral expertise is indicated. There are substances/medicines which might help in the process but expert support is indicated, particularly given how savvy you are already! Eating disorder expertise essential? ...Read more
It depends on type: This depends on what type of headache as there are many types of headaches. The most common thing that people use are over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). However, if it is a migraine headache it may require prescription meds. If related to muscle tension a massage can help. Acupuncture, acupressure,homeopathy, chiropractic treatment, stress reduction and sleep can help too. ...Read more
Water and fiber: Take fiber foods and drink enough water so that your urine is colorless. If you are not able to increase your intake of fiber foods, you may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink lots of water. Consult this site for fiber foods: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more
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