Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Although it is a very common problem it is still awful whilst you are suffering. You can have abdominal pain and cramps, constipation, diarrhea, wind, bloating, changes in normal function.
Unlike most digestive disorders healthy fibrous foods seem to aggravate IBS so it is advisable to eat sensibly but with not too much fibre in the diet.
Peppermint Oil Capsules
Is widely used for treating IBS. It helps to reduce the wind and bloating and naturally calming to the system. Only use the coated capsules as it can cause acid reflux if not taken correctly. Always check with a healthcare professional prior to treatment.
Visualisation and Relaxation Techniques
IBS is often caused by stress so it is worth taking some time out to relax. Yoga can be very helpful. Visualisation of the food flowing through your body has also been shown to help.