Many Americans suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms. We’ve put together some tried and true remedies.
IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a very common condition. Try these natural home remedies and diet tips to reduce the symptoms. Eliminating sugar or grains from your diet 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. 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.
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As you can see by the chart above here are 35 million Americans alone that are living with this condition. That’s one in 7 and 2 in 3 are women. 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, breads and grains, fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds and dairy. Things to limit include almonds and hazelnuts, avocado, cherries, butternut pumpkin to name a few. On his list of foods to avoid you should stay away from sweeteners, lactose, honey, wheat. This is a great chart so be sure that you Pin it!
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Low FODMAP Shopping List via Kate’s Carlata
This is a handy chart that should be pinned and shows you what should be included on your shopping list
via IBS Forums
This detailed infographic is extremely handy and will be a great help to sufferers. It outlines all the best and worst foods. Be sure to have a good read.
via Bowel Control
Here’s some good recommendations when it comes to lifestyle changes. Limit fatty foods, eat slowly and chew thoroughly, avoid alcohol and manage your stress are just a few of the changes suggested.
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