Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are... Read more
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes uncomfortable and painful symptoms like cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. In the U.S., this condition affects between 10% and 30% of the population. Traditional treatment for IBS usu... Read more
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that's not always discussed openly, but is surprisingly common. Recent estimates state that 10% to 15% of the general population experiences uncomfortable and painful IBS symptoms like cramping, abdom... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl... Read more
Hey My name is Amanda. I'm 24 years old and I've recently been having a lot of trouble with IBS. As embarrassing as it is to put that out there i suppose that's part of dealing with it. About two weeks ago i made the decision that i needed a healthie... Read more
Most all my adult life - especially my "be healthy, eat right" life, I've been told "eat whole grains'. and do.
But for the last 4 weeks I've been battling with dispepisa (sp?), and doc is at the "let's go with diet" route.
She's cutting o... Read more
Our son has UC (ulcerative colitis) & he says he may have gotten it from consuming Carrageenan.It's a a thickener in "most" products, incl. many "health organic products." Google for a list of them. Well, interesting when he was growing up we drank... Read more
Hi I have MS which in turn keeps my IBS flared. I been taking Miralax and Dulcolax for days together and still get constipated for a few days and its wreaking havoc on my weight loss efforts. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. I am going to... Read more
I have been tackling my health conditions one by one. I'm diabetic, and my sugars are in control. My cholestrol was high, and I cut out most red meat. I tend to eat 1 grain, 1 meat and the rest of the day is fruit and veggies. Now I need to attac... Read more
Hey friends!!I have pretty bad IBS and started this supplement called Skinny Fiber about 2 weeks ago. This has changed my life! We all know fiber keeps you full and stabilizes blood sugar to curb hunger, but those of us with IBS have trouble digestin... Read more
This is especially a helpful tip for IBS sufferers who like beef but not the grease. Get a wire-mess colander and run hot water over that freshly cooked beef for a minute or so. You rinse a lot of that grease out and you do your innards a good deed.... Read more
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Name: Kimberly PinneyUsername: KIMBERLY0916Amount of weight lost: 100 poundsHometown: Logan, OHOccupation: StudentAge: 38 Kimberly Pinney transformed her life and her body by making one small healthy choice at a time until they turned into habit... Read more
I would like to see more recipes that is ideal for IBS. I have been trying to avoid foods that trigger an attack but not always successful. In face have been suffering now for 4 days because I tried a recipe with beans. For those that don't know, IBS... Read more
Well the weigh-in was what I expected, however I'm going to do what I normally do and also taking the advice from a sparkfriend DOG_MOM, I'm giving myself a free pass. So in trying to make light of the current situation I have found some pics that ma... Read more
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