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How is IBS diagnosed?

How is IBS diagnosed?

Rome Criteria: There is no lab test or procedure to diagnose ibs, but labs, xrays, colonoscopy, endoscopy can be used to rule out other conditions that are similar to ibs. Ibs is often diagnosed when one has the signs and symptoms of the rome criteria. These are criteria that experts have set up to diagnose ibs. ...Read more

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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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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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Any good home remedies for IBS relief?

Any good home remedies for IBS relief?

Stress management: Techniques as well as proper and regular meal times and quantities of food to help re regulate the bowel. Of course removing those things that are causing you stress should also be considered. Eliminate caffeine and alcohol will help. ...Read more

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What are some of the best OTC remedies for ibs?

What are some of the best OTC remedies for ibs?

Fiber: Oddly enough, sometimes even diarrhea responds well to fiber which can act as a "bulking" agent and give stool more consistency and form. Metamucil is one name brand, and psyillium husks are also available, although there are plenty of generics. Constipation symptoms can be treated with fiber as well as laxative- such as miralax (polyethylene glycol). Pro-biotics may be of benefit and are also available otc. ...Read more

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I have IBS and have recently been experiencing chills and nausea along with the diahrreah is this normal? What are good medications/remedies for ibs?

I have IBS and have recently been experiencing chills and nausea along with the diahrreah is this normal? What are good medications/remedies for ibs?

Not typical of IBS: Typical symptoms of ibs include bloating, constipation and/or diarrhea, symptoms that are worse with stress, and improve with a bowel movement. Treatments include avoiding trigger foods, minimizing stress, getting regular physical activity and medications, which range from antidepressants to antispasmodics to probiotics. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for a IBS ?

What is a good home remedy for a IBS ?

Probiotics: Hello Kameka, Probiotics (beneficial bacteria) are often helpful in IBS patients. You can purchase them over the counter. Pamela Svendsen, MD ...Read more

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Are there any natural or herbal remedies for treating ibs?

Are there any natural or herbal remedies for treating ibs?

Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is there a remedy for irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) because of stress?

Stress management: Techniques as well as proper and regular meal times and quantities of food to help re regulate the bowel. Of course removing those things that are causing you stress should also be considered. Eliminate caffeine and alcohol will help. ...Read more