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NATURAL IBS SOLUTION
As a naturopathic doctor, it is my intention to do things in the most natural ways possible. Natural solutions are the key. When it comes to dealing with IBS symtoms, I have found there are five natural steps to ease the pain, without the use of any drugs.
5 NATURAL STEPS TO EASE IBS PAIN WITHOUT DRUGS
It is important to find a way to reduce your stress on a daily basis. This can be through a warm bath, exercise, and meditation or deep breathing exercises. These simple things can make a dramatic difference in the health of the GI tract. Avoid negativity, like not watching the news on TV. The more negative thoughts you have, the worse off your symptoms will be. You have to find what works to reduce your stress and then practice it daily.
it is crucial that the toxins in your digestive tract are eliminated, in order for it to work more optimally and work less sluggishly. With IBS, gentle cleansing is the key. The tract is already irritated with the IBS, so by using gentle herbs to cleanse the digestive tract, it allows the gut to heal, without the negative side effect of having to run to the washroom.
Eliminate foods that could possibly irritate the digestive tract. The usual culprits are dairy and gluten. These are the two groups of foods that tend to cause the most irritation. Try eliminating them for a good month or two and see if that makes a difference. Today, most grocery stores stock many gluten and dairy-free products, so a fairly easy switch that could make a big difference for your symptoms. It may not be forever, however at the beginning, limiting grains really goes a long way at helping the gut to heal.
We need to maintain the good friendly flora in our digestive tract as this is what actually helps break down our food. Not all probiotics are created equally. When looking for probiotics strains, those cultured as human strains are best, being the most acceptable to the human digestive tract.
Heal the leaky gut
Some specialized protein powders help to heal the leaky gut, by ensuring the tight junctions are repaired. It can be very helpful to not only improve digestion, but to also ensure the body has adequate protein for tissue repair. Take care of your good health, and do it naturally.