Dr.Manoj's Homeopathy Treatments For IBS
-Do you keep rushing to the loo immediately after eating food?
-Do you empty your bowels more than two to three times a day?
-Do you visit the loo more often when you are tense?
-Do you have frequent bloating of abdomen, or recurrent cramps in your abdomen ?
Then there is a good chance that you could be suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome or Spastic colon is a functional disorder of the intestines. It is a symptom-based diagnosis characterised by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating and alteration of bowel habits.
As IBS is a gastrointestinal functional disorder, it has no known organic cause but usually develops after an acute gastrointestinal infection, but it can seriously affect ones quality of life.
The persons suffering with IBS may experience abdominal pain or discomfort associated with frequent diarrhea or constipation and a change in bowel habits. There may also be urgency for bowel movements, a feeling of incomplete evacuation, bloating or abdominal distension. In some patients, the symptoms are relieved by bowel movements. Persons with IBS, may also have gastroesophageal reflux, symptoms related to genitourinary system, fatigue, fibromyalgia, headache, back pain and psychiatric symptoms such as depression and anxiety.
IBS symptoms can be aggravated by external as well as internal factors. External factors are food substances like milk, alcohol, eggs carbonated drinks, etc. Stress is a major internal factor for triggering and affecting the symptoms of IBS.
Although there is no permanent cure for IBS, there are treatments that attempt to relieve symptoms, including dietary adjustments, medication and psychological interventions.