Archives for Foods to Avoid with IBS

Fatty Foods

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A delicious way to trigger IBS symptoms! MMMMMMmm. Some of my favorite fatty foods!!! I have to be really careful eating ANY of them now though.© Can Stock Photo Do you like fried food? What about some ice cream? OOOH, how about some fried ice cream?! How about cold cuts? Or Bacon? Or fried eggs on toast?I love ...

Chewing Gum and Gas

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Blowing bubbles you don't want! Is chewing gum giving you gas?© Can Stock PhotoMany people ask whether chewing gum causes gas.Some people wonder if chewing gum can lead to other IBS symptoms like diarrhea.Here's where you can find out. Chewing gum and gas, is there a connection? Definitely.Everyone that chews gum swallows little bits of air.As the ...

Coffee and Diarrhea

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Could coffee be part of your morning diarrhea problems? Is Coffee giving you diarrhea? How about belly pain?© Can Stock PhotoIn the United States, coffee is the wake up beverage for most people. However, coffee can stimulate sensitive bowels and cause diarrhea. Many other countries wake up to tea first thing. Since caffeine is the ...

IBS Soda and Trapped Gas

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Do you really need MORE GAS? Do you really need MORE GAS??? Studies show that drinking carbonated drinks can lead to more intestinal gas. © Can Stock PhotoI was wondering a while back if there was a link between IBS, soda, and trapped gas pains.I had read a science study that said trapped gas was ...

Alcohol and Diarrhea

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Drunk, angry bowels strike back! 'In one end and out the other.' But you don't have to party hard to have problems with alcohol and diarrhea. © Bigstockphoto.comAlcohol and diarrhea often go together, particularly if you are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome.  Alcohol irritates the digestive tract in general, and if you have sensitive bowels, ...