Monthly Archives: August 2019

How to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome

How to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome The most important thing is to understand what pattern of Irritable Bowel Syndrome is present and causing symptoms. Excluding those conditions that are known as “red flags” or serious health conditions – such as IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) – is vital. Treatment guidelines based on Irritable Bowel Syndrome patterns are readily […]

What are Irritable Bowel Treatments?

What are Irritable Bowel Treatments? Just a quick overview of what is Irritable Bowel Syndrome:   It is a functional gastrointestinal disorder meaning there are no biochemical or structural abnormalities on investigation such as those found in IBD (inflammatory Bowel Disease). It is fairly common in Australia.  The syndrome is characterised by:  Recurrent abdominal pain, related to […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Symptoms

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Symptoms Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a relatively modern phenomenon that came about from an increasing number of individuals developing a functional disorder of their bowels. What does that mean??? If you go back into the history of medicine – there was no Irritable Bowel Syndrome 50 years ago. If there was […]