Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

There are a number of holistic, natural, treatments available for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Here are some:

Complementary Treatment Options

Shiatsu is highly recommended for the treatment of IBS. As it is a holistic system, it treats cause and effect, benefiting the organs concerned while creating a feeling of wellbeing that reduces stress.

Peppermint oil capsules – Known to treat diarrhoea by blocking the movement of calcium into the muscle cells of the intestines, easing excessive muscle contractions.

Probiotics – These are the healthy bacteria found growing inside your large intestine that can help block the growth of harmful bacteria in your intestines, helping to reduce the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Soluble fibre powders are recommended for aiding in the treatment of constipation.

Allopathic Treatment Options

Be careful with food combinations: especially avoid starch, sugar, protein combination.  Avoid eating too many types of foods at one time. Stick to one type of starch per meal. Eat steamed vegetables rather than raw ones. Emphasis should be on a high complex carbohydrate, high fibre diet and food should be eaten slowly.

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