Irritable Bowel Syndrome (cont.)
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment
Most people with IBS have problems only occasionally. A few may experience long-lasting problems and require prescription medications.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Home Remedies
Many people may have already modified their diets before seeing a doctor. Temporarily avoiding dairy products may help assess whether symptoms of lactose intolerance are mimicking those of irritable bowel syndrome. Persons who avoid dairy products should exercise and consider taking calcium supplements.
Certain foods like cruciferous vegetables and legumes may worsen bloating and gassiness (previously discussed).
Other home remedies to sooth and lessen IBS symptoms include:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/8/2015
Bhupinder Anand, MD
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