Irritable Bowel Syndrome – What Is It
Irritable Bowel Syndrome is an umbrella term for sufferers that have bouts of constipation and diarrhea. These symptoms can be very erratic and affect people lifestyle immensely. Gut fermentation and food sensitivities can be a contributing factor to the symptoms of pain, and cramping.
Who Gets It?
Generally found in people that have suffered with constipation their whole life and also caused fermentation of the gut which has irritated the gut wall. Diarrhoea can then be suffered due to the body trying to expel the irritant.
What Are The Symptoms Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?
Symptoms also include stomach pain and discomfort, cramping, constipation, diarrhoea and mucus in the stool. Stress plays a major part for Irritable bowel syndrome sufferers as the colon becomes erratic. If the contractions are too quick this causes diarrhoea and if the contractions are too slow this causes constipation, but is very debilitating and can affect sufferers work and lifestyle. Other causes of Irritable bowel syndrome are overgrowth of Candida, food sensitivities, Poor diet, low acid in the stomach and lack of digestive enzymes.
How Can inCleanse Help?
- Do not over eat and make sure you chew your food properly
- Avoid wheat and dairy
- Learn to manage stress and engage in daily relaxation such as thai chi and yoga
- Massage stomach with peppermint oil