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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Neutral Bay, Sydney NSW

It is estimated that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects 10-15% of the population and unfortunately, there is no cure although symptoms can be managed. IBS is a spectrum condition that mainly affects women (2 out of 3 people that suffer from IBS are women) and of those suffering, approximately 25% of those people experience severe symptoms which affect their everyday life. IBS can affect anyone, including children. Many people may be able to control their side effects by reviewing their eating regime, lifestyle and reducing stress levels.

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

IBS is a common intestinal disorder with many symptoms that may affect the sufferer’s everyday life. They can include cramping, stomach pain, bloating, gas, fatigue, back pain, the urge to urinate frequently and diarrhea or constipation, or both. IBS is a chronic condition which means that it will have to managed in the long term to ensure that those suffering can improve their wellbeing and overall quality of life.

Fortunately, some symptoms can be minimised with medicine and other treatments. Whilst there is no known cause, there seems to be some evidence that a few factors that play a role in IBS. They include muscle withdrawals and/or aggravation in the digestive system, nervous system irregularities, changes in gut bacteria and some infections. There is no specific test for IBS however, it is important to rule out other conditions before a diagnosis is made.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below answers to frequently asked questions we get from our clients regarding Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS):

Can IBS be seen in a colonoscopy?

No, a colonoscopy will not be able to detect IBS. IBS does not physically change tissue in your digestive system. Therefore, it cannot be identified visually. However, there is a chance that your doctor may recommend a colonoscopy to determine if you are suffering from another condition.

What can trigger IBS?

Whilst we cannot determine the root cause of IBS, we do know that certain foods and the times at which you eat them may be a factor in triggering IBS. Additionally, stress and hormone imbalances can have an impact on triggering IBS. These triggers can also make the symptoms worse if you are already suffering from them.

Does IBS cause weight gain?

IBS can result in weight loss or weight gain and people suffering from IBS who are overweight may struggle to lose weight. Losing weight may be difficult if you have IBS for a few reasons. They include the preference to choose high calorie foods that do not cause IBS, people tend to reduce fibre (although the opposite is generally better), eating meals at different times due to bowel movements and bloating, changes in gut hormones.

How can you fix IBS?

As previously mentioned, there is no cure for IBS however, the symptoms may be manageable. Some potential remedies may include:

  • Eating at regular times
  • Regular exercise
  • Determining and removing certain foods that trigger your symptoms
  • Eating a healthy amount of fibre
  • Reducing stress
  • Probiotics
  • IV Vitamin Drips and Therapeutic Infusions

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Learn more about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

An issue that influences the large intestine.

Signs and symptoms include;

  • cramping,
  • stomach pain,
  • swelling,
  • gas,
  • and diarrhea or constipation, or both.

IBS is a spectrum condition that can be managed over a long period of time. Just a few individuals with IBS have extreme signs and symptoms. A few people can control their side effects by reviewing their eating regime, way of life and stress levels.

Increasingly extreme symptoms can be treated with medicine and other treatments. IBS doesn’t cause changes in bowel tissue or lead to an increased risk of colorectal cancer.

Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The exact cause of IBS is not known. Components that seem to assume a part include:

Muscle withdrawals in the digestive system

The walls of the digestive organs are fixed with layers of muscle that contract as they move food through your digestive tract. Contractions that are more grounded and last longer than typical can cause gas, swelling and diarrhea. Weak intestinal contractions can moderate food passage and prompt hard, dry stools.

Aggravation in the digestive system

A few people with IBS have an expanded number of immune system cells in their digestion tracts. This immune system reaction is related with pain and diarrhea.

Nervous system

Irregularities in the nerves in your digestive system may cause you to encounter more than an ordinary inconvenience when your belly distends from gas or stool. Inadequately planned signals between the brain and the digestive organs can cause your body to go overboard to changes that ordinarily happen in the digestive system, bringing about atony, diarrhea or constipation.

Changes in bacteria in the gut (microflora)

Microflora is the good bacteria that dwell in the digestion tracts and assume a key part in our wellbeing. Research demonstrates that microflora in individuals with IBS may not be the same as microflora found in individuals with perfect health.

Extreme infection

IBS can occur after a serious episode of diarrhea (gastroenteritis) caused by bacteria or an infection. Irritable Bowel Syndrome may likewise be related to an overflow of bacteria in the small and large intestines (bacterial abundance).

Triggers Of IBS

The part of food sensitivity or allergy in IBS isn’t completely understood. A serious food sensitivity seldom causes IBS. Be that as it may, numerous individuals have more bad IBS side effects when they eat or drink certain foods or refreshments, including wheat, dairy items, citrus fruits, beans, cabbage, milk and carbonated beverages. FODMAP’s – fermentable sugar chains in foods – are also important to consider.

The part of food sensitivity or allergy in IBS isn’t completely understood. A serious food sensitivity seldom causes IBS. Be that as it may, numerous individuals have more bad IBS side effects when they eat or drink certain foods or refreshments, including wheat, dairy items, citrus fruits, beans, cabbage, milk and carbonated beverages. FODMAP’s – fermentable sugar chains in foods – are also important to consider.

The part of food sensitivity or allergy in IBS isn’t completely understood. A serious food sensitivity seldom causes IBS. Be that as it may, numerous individuals have more bad IBS side effects when they eat or drink certain foods or refreshments, including wheat, dairy items, citrus fruits, beans, cabbage, milk and carbonated beverages. FODMAP’s – fermentable sugar chains in foods – are also important to consider.

Complications of IBS

Ceaseless constipation or diarrhea can cause hemorrhoids. Moreover, IBS is related with:

Low quality of life: Numerous individuals with direct to serious IBS report low quality of life. Research shows that individuals with IBS miss threefold the number of days from fill in as do those without bowel side effects.

State of mind issue: Encountering the signs and indications of IBS can prompt sorrow or uneasiness. Depression and tension likewise can aggravate IBS.

How To Prevent IBS

Discovering approaches to manage pressure may encourage avoiding or ease manifestations of IBS.

Counselling

Counselling enables you to figure out how to alter or change your reactions to pressure. Studies have demonstrated that psychotherapy can give huge and dependable lessening of side effects.

Biofeedback

Electrical sensors enable you to get data (input) on your body’s capacities. The input encourages you centre around rolling out inconspicuous improvements, for example, unwinding certain muscles, to ease side effects.

Progressive Relaxation Exercises

These activities enable you to unwind muscles in your body, one by one. Begin by fixing the muscles in your feet, at that point focus on gradually releasing the majority of the strain. Next, fix and unwind your calves. Proceed until the muscles in your body, incorporating those in your eyes and scalp, are at ease.

Mindfulness Training

This pressure diminishment strategy causes you to focus around being at the moment and relinquishing stresses and diversions.

What is the Treatment for IBS? Can it be cured?

There is no long term cure for IBS. It is a lifelong disease that can be managed by treatment. Treatment is completed to improve the symptoms. This may incorporate dietary changes, medicine, probiotics, and counselling. Dietary measures incorporate expanding soluble fibre intake, a diet that has no gluten in it, or a temporary eating routine low in fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols (FODMAPs). There are medicines to help with loose bowels, while others help with constipation. Antidepressants may improve general manifestations and pain. Persistent instruction and a decent doctor-patient relationship is a critical part of the treatment.

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