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Can self myofascial release help with ibs?

Can self myofascial release help with ibs?

R/O IBS: It may, MYOFASCIAL RELEASE and other alternative tx may he. 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/hpylori . you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Definition)

Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhea, and constipation. Additionally, patients with IBS usually have problems with gut motility. Triggers for IBS include certain foods, and elevated stress levels. Lastly, symptoms of IBS ...Read more


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How long does IBS last?

How long does IBS last?

IBS Duration: Ibs is lasts for a lifetime. There is no cure. It results from a hypersensitivity of the intestine to certain foods, stressful situations, or other stimuli. One can control it by avoiding certain foods, such as alcohol, caffeine, or very spicy items. The disease may go through phases of inactivity and exacerbations, but lasts indefinately. ...Read more

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Does chocolate make IBS worse?

Does chocolate make IBS worse?

R/O IBS: It can, so avoid it and monitor SX.. 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/hpylori . you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more

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Can I have a normal life with ibs?

Can I have a normal life with ibs?

Normal life: Yes you can have a normal life. See a gastroenterologist who can give you medication to keep your problem under control. ...Read more

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What can I do about my constant ibs?

What can  I do about my constant ibs?

Irritable bowel: Ibs is a chronic condition with no known cure, but it can be managed. The first step is having a good physician that makes you feel comfortable, is non-judgmental and involves you in treatment decisions. Treatment mainstays include fiber, elimination of gas-producing foods, exercise, and antispasmodic medications. ...Read more

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Can exercise reduce the effect on IBS?

Can exercise  reduce the effect on IBS?

Yes: yes it can, since exercise reduced stress, and help to minimize pain and bloating.it is part of the treatment plan. ...Read more

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Can you get sharp twinge pains with ibs?

Can you get sharp twinge pains with ibs?

It is posible: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion though, so be sure you have ruled out other causes if the "pains" continue. Best wishes. ...Read more