Irritable bowel syndrome is an intestinal disorder with no indication of disease but for which causes discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, cramping, gas, and mild to severe pain in the abdomen. The pain due to IBS ranges from a small to very sharp pain. patients often complain that it feels like they got punched in the stomach or stepped on a by an elephant. IBS is not known to cause any other diseases but can be inconvenient at best.
IBS is the term used to describe abnormalities in the working of the bowel with examinations, blood tests and x-ray unable to show it. Health professionals claim that IBS occurs in persons with easy to provoke gastrointestinal tracts. Their colons are more likely to react to stimulus than other adults or children with normal colons. IBS can be triggered by eating greasy or fatty foods, some kinds of medications, depression, gas, stress lack of exercise, and so on.
The digestive tract of human beings can react to stimulus independent of the brain nervous system. Intestine are capable of reacting to different stimulus on its own.
Unfortunately, IBS affects everyone in different ways and therefore there is no cure-all treatment. Lotronex was the drug that was used to manage IBS. However, this drug was taken off the market few months after release due to serious side effects and sometimes death related to the drugs. Other safer treatments have been designed where the natural method fail. Those suffering from IBS should adapt foods that are rich in fiber and take a lot of water and exercise regularly. Individuals with IBS should avoid certain foods like dairy, cabbage, beans, sorbitol, artificial sweeteners, and fructose.
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