Medical intervention is important in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome or IBS, and certain changes in the diet can go a long way to improve symptoms. When you take these impotent steps and seek out the underlying causes such as the above example, followed by natural foods and supplements, you can dramatically improve your health and overcome digestive disorders. Think about these:
Probiotics and Prebiotics
Live bacteria found in fermented foods such as kefir and yogurt is known to relieve symptoms of IBS. Your doctor will decide whether probiotics and prebiotics are worth a try. Not many studies have been concluded on prebiotics which is non-digestible carbohydrates. These feed the good bacteria in your gut. Prebiotics can be found in excellent foods such as bananas, garlic, raw asparagus, and onions.
Getting more fiber, as mentioned above does appear to help with irritable bowel syndrome IBS. Psyllium, wheat bran, and calcium polycarbophil are fiber types. Foods that are high in fiber are fruits, beans, whole grains, vegetables. Your diets should consist of typically low-calorie foods, packed with vitamins and nutrients.
Peppermint oil really seems to have promising results that go back for many years, especially for patients who suffer from a lot of IBS pain. It is thought that peppermint oil is considered a natural anti-spasmodic, and it seems to be beneficial for pain. Other essential oils which are great for irritable bowel syndrome IBS are included below.
Iberogast is a liquid formula consisting of nine different plant extracts—which also includes peppermint, for those patients with irritable bowel syndrome IBS-related pain. The plant extracts seem to also have non-spasmodic qualities.
These supplements are always helpful for people with diarrhea which is so often a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome IBS.
Stress doesn’t come in a bottle but it is something that is essential to get rid of when dealing with irritable bowel syndrome IBS. You need to modify your response to all the stress you encounter, exploring different options for stress reduction. For some, it can be yoga or medication. It’s all about mindfulness and reflection.