What Causes IBS

IBS and Anxiety: Layered Treatment


Anxiety and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) create a vicious cycle that can be very difficult to break. You experience diarrhea (IBS-D) or constipation (IBS-C)…and it makes you feel anxious…which makes the IBS worse…which causes more anxiety. It’s difficult to stop the cycle and challenging to cope, let alone think about “treatment.” The key might be

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Using Diarrhea to Self-Pre-Diagnose Health Conditions


  We think of it as annoying, inconvenient and uncomfortable. It’s something nearly every person in the world has experienced or will experience. If it’s uncomplicated, it indicates a simple digestive problem. If it’s complicated, it can be a symptom of any number of serious illnesses or health conditions. We’re talking about diarrhea, defined as

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Probiotics Successfully Reduce GI Symptoms in Male Athletes


For quite some time, probiotics advocates have claimed probiotics have a positive effect on an athlete’s gut health, redox biology (free radicals) and immunity, but until 2012 there was a lack of evidence to support those statements. Because the bodies of such highly-trained athletes were likely to be at least a little different from the

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Easy IBS Cure for Your Bowel Problems


IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a functional disorder of the digestive tract with common symptoms like bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea and abdominal cramps. However, these signs of IBS may be controlled with the help of an IBS diet. Diet plays a direct and important role in the intestinal function. Sometimes, a specific food might trigger

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How to Cure Constipation Fast


Frequency of bowel movements varies from one person to another. However, a decrease in the number of times you do it per week may constitute to constipation. This is a common digestive problem where your bowel movements are less than normal, like less than three times a week. You may have difficulty passing stool and

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