What Is I.B.S?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is an umbrella term for conditions that affect the digestive system, in particular the large intestine. IBS affects people of all ages, even children and it’s estimated that 10-15% of the worldwide population has IBS.
So how do you know if you have IBS? The typical symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome include constipation, acute abdominal pain, bloating, cramping and diarrhea. The symptoms can last anywhere from a few hours for a few months, depending on the severity of the condition and the methods used to treat it. For sufferers of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the condition can be devastating to quality of life, increasing stress levels dramatically and putting severe restrictions on a lot of life choices. Moreover, the symptoms will vary from a person to another, which can make the diagnosis and finding a treatment difficult.
The good news is that Irritable Bowel Syndrome can be managed very effectively using a variety of natural methods, so you needn’t worry about a long-winded and potentially ineffective medical route to keep your condition in check for the long term. In this article we’re going to show you how to identify your triggers and manage your condition.