Being a broad term, IBS or Irritable bowel syndrome does not provide a clear picture of the disorder. The syndrome is a portrayal of contradictory symptoms including abdominal pain, anxiety, nausea, depression, bloating and flatulence, diarrhea, or constipation. Since, there are no definite symptoms and causes of IBS, it is generally diagnosed by abnormal bowel control and movement. Normally, Our autonomic nervous system controls our bowel movement that gets slightly disturbed in IBS.
Abnormality in gut motility leads to the accumulation of food, waste, and toxins inside the gut leading to gastrointestinal symptoms. It is better to check yourself checked by your GP as the symptoms might be similar to any serious illness like Crohn’s disease or ulcerative Colitis. Diet and lifestyles are the main cause of IBS as depicted in researches. There is no specific test for the diagnosis of IBS but a complete history of the patient’s lifestyle and dietary habits is what gives the idea to the GP about the bowel disease.
COMMON GUIDELINES FOR IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME
Following the general dietary guidelines can help the patient suffering from IBS minimize the symptoms and discomfort.
- Trace the food that triggers the IBS symptoms
- Avoid allergy-causing foods. For instance, it can be pulsed in one’s case or wheat in others.
- Avoid using processed and refined food.
- Eat fruits and vegetables that do not cause bloating and flatulence.
According to the researchers, there is an obvious link between stress and IBS. Lancet stated that stress was a prompting factor in the development of IBS.
SERVICES AT AHMEY’S CLINIC
The clinic has hired experts available round the clock to ensure that no patient suffers at home. If you feel the above-mentioned symptoms, contact us for an immediate appointment and prescription. Our experts will conduct a session with you to obtain your history and provide you with personalized treatment options. Our dietitians at service will guide you regarding the lifestyle and dietary modification needed.
Seek immediate help from Ahmey’s clinic if you see the following signs
- Sudden and unintentional weight loss
- Severe gastrointestinal symptoms
- Palpitation or Exacerbation