Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) & its symptoms!

irritable-bowel-syndromeOut digestion is one of the most prone to cause complication and more like to be vulnerable to get invade with the side effects or outer factors. And in simple words, IBS is as intestinal disorder that causes pain in the belly, gas, diarrhea, constipation and other digestive alignments. Such factors can mislead on to say that it can also those alignment itself, but symptoms can be straight related to the IBS conditions.

There are less being studied about such conditions can be caused by the dietary triggers that can cause hypersensitive and overreacting to mild stimulation. And instead of slow, well-in-flow rhythmic muscle movements, the bowel muscles spasm which can further causes diarrhea or constipation. Fortunately it is not atrocious as it sounds but can sure cause person to be dehydrated as in case of any symptoms person tends to lose body fluid rapidly and it can also make person more vulnerable to consequence rendered by other medical alignments. Thus it is essential to seek proper diagnosis and treatment, as soon as you spot symptoms like intense diarrhea, constipation or it could alternating with diarrhea, belly pains or cramps, usually in the lower half of the belly, that get worse after meals and feel better after a bowel movement, a lot of gas or bloating, harder or looser stools than normal or also loosened belly are some of the commonly found in case studies symptoms that can be linked to existence IBS condition. One should also mind that stress can also be treacherous in such cases, so if you think you are diagnosed with such complication then do not stress.

Diagnosis of such condition needed deep analysis of certain health conditions that can help doctors to reach proper prognosis to define well suited treatments. And such factors included food allergies or intolerances, such as lactose intolerance or poor dietary habits, medications such as high blood pressure drugs, iron, and certain antacids, infection, enzyme deficiencies where the pancreas isn’t releasing enough enzymes to properly digest or break down food, inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease could be sighted for better diagnosis purpose. Even medications, prescribed or off-counter, can also be considered in course.

There are some tests can also be conducted to get precise prognosis and these tests like flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy to look for signs of blockage or inflammation in your intestines, upper endoscopy if you have heartburn or indigestion, x-rays, blood tests to detect anemia (too few red blood cells), thyroid problems, and signs of infection, stool tests for blood or infections and also tests for lactose intolerance, gluten allergy, or celiac disease

Treatment Course:
It is not a ways the case that medicines would always work on such conditions. In most cases tuning suited diet would also work it effect and suitable medications would also be effective to its cause. Prognosis can also be based on figuring out the triggers and its effects that cause such condition to cast a better suitable diet for the patient.

A set of instructions might be assigned that would ask you to avoid caffeine like coffee, teas, and sodas and add more fiber to your diet with foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and nuts. It is also suggested drink at least three to four glasses of water per day. It is always best to learn to relax, either by getting more exercise or by reducing stress in your life. It is suggested to eat smaller meals more often instead of big meals and also it is best to keep a record of the foods you eat so you can figure out which foods causes which effects. And being specific doctors would prohibit you to use common food “triggers” like red peppers, green onions, red wine, wheat, and cow’s milk out of your diet, for time being.

Then doctors would suggested a diet that would contain foods, like broccoli, spinach, turnip greens, tofu, yogurt, sardines, salmon with bones, calcium-fortified orange juice and breads, or calcium supplements.