Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of the most widely spread digestive disease that affects millions across the globe. We tend to suffer at least once in our lifetime from IBS. Even with high incidence rate and causing extreme pain, it receives little consideration. Therefore, there should be pandemic consciousness on the preventive methods for relieving this condition. Depending upon the extremity and occurrence, IRB can greatly one’s quality of life. Unfortunately, medical solutions have not been able to live-up to the mark and some of them have only aggravated the symptoms. But there’s some good news. Several natural cures can heal the body of IBS in a synergistic manner. First we need to know the signs of IBS:
- Abdominal pain
- Gas formation
- Abdominal cramps
- Alteration in normal bowel function
- Pain while defecating
- Changes in appearance of stools
Now, the remedies
Want to get rid of IBS symptoms quickly? Are you fed up of medication? Try these natural curers:
- Peppermint Oil: Peppermint Oil helps in tumbling bloating and relieving abdominal discomfort to a great extent. It eradicated gas present in the intestines, and hence, termed as a carminative herb.
- Oatmeal: Another extremely efficient natural remedy that you can put your faith in. Consumption of oatmeal regularly helps in alleviating the problem.
- Good old rice: Boiled rice with a tinge of peppermint works wonder in relieving bloating and other symptoms when they are not at their severity.
- Lemon: Consuming few drops of lemon juice is beneficial. If you find consuming lemon juice directly, mix it with some water. Do not add sugar to it. Lemon juice is a great reliever of constipation and diarrhoea.
- Laxatives: Laxatives are of two types (i) osmotic (ii) stimulant. Osmotic laxatives must be consumed only after consulting a general physician. Whereas, stimulant ones can be consumed on our own. Laxatives help in proper bowel movement besides alleviating other symptoms.
A healthy lifestyle can ease-off symptoms of IBS. Make sure you watch your diet, sleep pattern and the amount of physical activities. Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water regularly.