Natural IBS Treatments

How this one exercise helps my IBS  in a few minutes a day.

How this one exercise helps my IBS in a few minutes a day.

Spoiler: Kettlebell swings DRAMATICALLY helped my IBS! I’ve been writing about IBS for years, and this exercise has helped my IBS more than almost anything else. Once I got rid of my IBS food triggers, I found some small things that helped, but NOTHING like what has happened since I started kettlebell swings. I went from loose stools and diarrhea, constipation and gas to having mostly regula... »

The Best Intestinal Probiotics for IBS:Get the Germs You Need!

The Best Intestinal Probiotics for IBS:Get the Germs You Need!

Why you should spend money to buy bacteria. Studies have shown that intestinal probiotics, (often just called probiotics), can help IBS symptoms. The trouble is that many people buy probiotics that don’t contain the right bacteria for IBS. Okay, what are intestinal probiotics and why do I need them? “Probiotic” is a name for bacteria that your body needs (more below). Probiotic c... »

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Get a Colonic

Okay, I know I’m going to get some heat on this one. Some people get a colonic or high enema, with no problems.  While some people say there is a reason to do so, I don’t believe in it. Especially for IBS sufferers! This treatment is also called: High colonic Colon cleansing (a form of it) Colonic irrigation Colon hydrotherapy This is not the same as the colon cleanse you do with your ... »

Why Eat Fiber?

Not just because your grandma said so. Fiber is good for both diarrhea AND constipation. How can that be so? Read on. Fiber is in many foods we eat, but barely anyone gets the recommended daily amount. But why eat fiber? Why worry about it at all? Well, insoluble fiber gives your bowels “structure”. In other words, it helps your stool (poop) stick together in a clump inside, and get mo... »

Enteric Peppermint Oil Capsules for IBS

Cooling and soothing away your IBS symptoms. I’ve used peppermint oil in the form of capsules to successfully treat my IBS symptoms. I mentioned it on another page and a very kind reader named Milo made a comment that it helped him very much. Recently I’ve read some studies that show clinical proof that peppermint oil can reduce or eliminate the bowel pain of IBS.  Here is a link to a ... »