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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Information about Irritable Bowel Syndrome

We Have to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Functional Bowel Disorder Involving The Large Intestine
  • Symptoms Usually Start During Adolescence Or Early Adulthood.
  • Symptoms Appear Over Periods Of Days To Weeks

Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • No Known Cause

Signs & Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Abdominal Pain, Bloating, That Is Relieved By Defecation
  • Mucus In Stools, Alternating Diarrhoea And Constipation.
  • Increased Intestinal Gas (Flatulence) And Belching
  • Loss Of Appetite, Heartburn, Nausea, Vomiting

Medical Advice for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • If You Have A Persistent Change In Bowel Habits

Risk Factors Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Stress, Anxiety And Depression
  • Smoking
  • Food Sensitivity, Especially As People Age
  • Overeating, Binge Eating, Eating Irregularly Or Too Quickly
  • Too Much Fat In The Diet
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Morphine And Codeine
  • Certain Antihistamines, Mineral Supplements, Diuretics, Antipsychotics And Sedatives
  • 20% Of The Population Have Symptoms Comapatable With Diagnosis
  • Hormonal Changes, For Example During The Menstrual Cycle

Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Medicines
  • Food Habits Modification

Self-Care of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Gradually Increase The Amount Of Fiber In Your Diet , Food Like Whole Grains, Fruits, Vegetables And Beans
  • Eat At Regular Time
  • Exercise Regularly
  • Drink Plenty Of Fluids

Investigations of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Lab Tests
  • Endoscopy
Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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