The First 5 Things to Do if You Have IBS Symptoms

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IBS can make you feel like your life is going down the toilet.So you're miserable with bowel troubles and pain, and you want to know what to do about it. Well there ARE things you can do! You just have to DO them.Here are first 5 things I think you should do if you have ...

Lower Abdominal Pain and Fatigue in IBS

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Could lower abdominal pain and fatigue be linked? Many people suffer from lower abdominal pain and also fatigue as part of their IBS symptoms.© Can Stock PhotoOne of the most common places for IBS sufferers to get pain is in the lower abdomen (i.e. your lower belly). What a lot of people don't realize is ...

Enteric Peppermint Oil Capsules for IBS

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Cooling and soothing away your IBS symptoms. Peppermint can be a very versatile pain reliever. It helps many people with IBS. The enteric capsules seem to work best.© Can Stock PhotoI'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 ...

Post-Infectious IBS

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First you get sick, then you get IBS... A bad bout of the 'stomach bug' AKA gastroenteritis, can lead to ongoing IBS symptoms.© Can Stock PhotoMany researchers have studied post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome as one of the main ways of getting IBS.One theory is that having an intense infection causing diarrhea, can damage the bowel or ...

IBS Depression and Anxiety

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What a miserable trio! An illness like IBS can cause some people to have serious depression and anxiety. Part of that is fear of embarrassment. Could part be the brain/gut connection? © Can Stock PhotoMany people with IBS find that they also have bouts of anxiety and/or depression. If this sounds like you, please know ...