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IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS)

 

What is IBS?

 

A large number of gut complaints are because of IBS, it is the most common complaint affecting the large intestine.  IBS is a blanket term that covers different gut conditions such as spastic colon, colitis and spastic bowel.

 

What causes IBS?

 

  • Stress

  • Food Allergies or Sensitivities

  • Infection

  • Lack of Fiber

  • Malabsorption

  • Hormonal Imbalances

 

Symptoms of IBS?

 

  • Abdominal Pain – Cramping or Bloating

  • Excess Gas

  • Diarrhea

  • Constipation

  • Mucous in Stools

  • Nausea

  • Headache

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

 

 

How is IBS treated?

 

Severe cases of IBS can be treated with medication and counseling.  Most people can manage their symptoms by managing their diet, stress and lifestyle.

 

How can I help?

 

I can help by giving you tools to manage your diet, stress and lifestyle.