IBS Drugs

The best solution for IBS is a HOLISTIC APPROACH, using MEDICINAL FOODS, HERBS, YOGA, GUIDED RELAXATION RECORDINGS, MIND TECHNIQUES, and BREATHWORK to counter STRESS. However, there are some medications (“IBS drugs’) that doctors prescribe for IBS, so here is a brief explanation of them: Antispasmodics–IBS drugs like Levsin and Bentyl prevent the muscle inside of […]

By |2012-01-30T09:05:14+00:00January 30th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments

Gut Irritating Foods

A Dietary Approach to IBS is one element of an integrated approach to treating IBS syndrome and IBS symptoms.  There are several reasons WHY foods can affect IBS symptoms and understanding these reasons can help you use your knowledge of foods and their affect on your gut to improve your IBS symptoms. Reason #1: Some Foods […]

By |2012-01-30T08:36:20+00:00January 30th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments

Sugar Malabsorption & IBS

Malabsorption of poorly digested, fermentable Sugars/Carbohydrates Carbohydrate malabsorption is another possible cause of IBS symptoms resulting from food.  Decreasing the sources of these can be part of an IBS diet.  Many IBS sufferers have discovered this on their own and subsequently start to eat an ‘IBS diet’ consisting of sugar and carbohydrate restriction to control […]

By |2012-01-30T07:44:42+00:00January 30th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments

IBS Herbs & Extracts

Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Herbs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Food Extracts For IBS: Many foods and food extracts are natural remedies for irritable bowel syndrome and certain IBS symptoms, such as bloating, flatulence and belly cramps.  These herbs for irritable bowel syndrome should be used under SUPERVISION of a health care professional familiar […]

By |2012-01-29T03:57:14+00:00January 29th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments

Probiotics for IBS

Our Gut Flora & Probiotics: Our gut, or intestines, has a rich environment filled with hundreds of different species of ‘good bacteria.’  These good bugs, called our ‘flora’ start to enter the gut and set up shop when we are born and begin to multiply and increase in diversity as we grow.  They help us […]

By |2012-01-29T03:24:34+00:00January 29th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments

Ayurveda for IBS

Complementary Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome/ Irritable Bowel Syndrome Natural Treatments: Ayurveda  What is Ayurveda? It is the ancient Indian system of living and maintaining health,  and is both an ART AND and SCIENCE, and is an example of a complementary treatment for IBS as well as one of the irritable bowel syndrome natural treatments.  It […]

By |2012-01-29T02:53:11+00:00January 29th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments

What is IBS?

What is IBS?? IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a chronic syndrome of the gut, or gastrointestinal tract.  The symptoms of IBS are abdominal pain and discomfort along with altered (or not normal/regular) bowel habits (i.e. constipation, diarrhea, mucosy stools, feeling of not emptying the bowel when you go to the bathroom, having to go […]

By |2012-01-29T02:41:28+00:00January 29th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments

Hypnotherapy for IBS

Bowel Hypnotherapy for IBS Symptoms Hypnotherapy is a highly effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome, and multiple high quality medical studies have shown it to be as good as or better conventional medical therapy with IBS drugs.  Hypnotherapy specifically for IBS was pioneered by P. J. Whorwell in the 1980s, and all IBS hypnotherapy script […]

By |2012-01-29T02:21:55+00:00January 29th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments

Brain-Gut Link

If you suffer from IBS and have ‘tried EVERYTHING’ your doctor has given you and still have found no RELIEF from your IBS symptoms, an integrative approach can help because the Brain and GUT are VERY CONNECTED! Brain-Gut Connection That means what goes on in your body’s nervous system can affect DIGESTION and IBS SYMPTOMS! […]

By |2012-01-29T01:59:51+00:00January 29th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments

IBS, Anxiety, & CBT

Anxiety and Irritable Bowel Syndrome have a huge overlap.  People who suffer from either or both anxiety and irritable bowel syndrome have altered stress pathways between the body and brain, and an altered HPA axis (which is simply put, the brain-to-body pathway that leads to the body making more stress hormone, CORTISOL) Psychological Treatments for […]

By |2012-01-29T01:12:39+00:00January 29th, 2012|IBS|0 Comments
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