IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a very common condition. Try these natural home remedies and diet tips to reduce the symptoms. Eliminating sugar and grains can have immediate results.
In many cases, you’ll need to be aware of ‘FODMAPS’ which are a type of carbohydrate linked to IBS. We’ve included a FREE printable Low FODMAP Shopping List for you below.
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The Facts On Irritable Bowel Syndrome
As always, be sure to consult your Doctor before making any significant diet or lifestyle changes. If symptoms persist, be sure to seek further advice.
As you can see above, there are 35 million Americans living with this condition. That’s one in 7, and 2 in 3 are women.
Fodmaps Food List
If you are suffering severe cramping, diarrhea or constipation or you have mucus in your stools, these are all tell-tale signs that you are suffering this condition.
Consult your Doctor and ask for a test. You can then make sound decisions based on the results. The good news is that lifestyle and dietary changes can have a very positive effect.
The above chart from Dr. Axe shows you that there are foods to include in your diet such as meats and protein, bread and grains, fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds and dairy.
Foods to limit include almonds and hazelnuts, avocado, cherries, butternut pumpkin to name a few. On his list of foods to avoid are sweeteners, lactose, honey and wheat.
Low Fodmap Shopping List
This is a handy chart that should be pinned and shows you Low Fodmap Foods List from Kates Carlata.
By making changes to your diet and your shopping list, you will start to see results quickly. They say that everything starts with a healthy gut and food has the biggest impact.
Suitable Foods On A Low Fodmap Diet
This detailed infographic is extremely handy and will be a great help to sufferers. It outlines all the best and worst foods to include and avoid. It’s a lot like an Elimination Diet.
IBS Lifestyle Changes Recommendations
Here are some great recommendations when it comes to lifestyle changes. By limiting fatty foods, eating slower and chewing thoroughly, you will find that small changes have big results.
You should also avoid alcohol and manage your stress for the very best results. Meditation can be helpful too.
Here’s an excellent natural remedy from Top 10 Home Remedies. They suggest eating yogurt or using it in a Smoothie.
You can also mis 1/2 teaspoon of psyllium husks or Isabgol and one cup of yogurt. Eat it daily 1 hour after your lunch and dinner.
How To Treat IBS Naturally Video
Dr. Josh Axe is a Doctor of Natural Medicine. He explains the things that can trigger IBS Symptoms and also the best ways to treat the condition. Click Play above to view ^