Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Consuming Iron alongside Green Tea Negates Tea Benefits for IBD Patients

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Green Tea has been purported by many health experts as a superfood—and not without good reasons. It has amazing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. However, a recent study suggests that when green tea and iron are consumed together, the drink loses much of its anti-inflammatory properties. This finding can lead to changes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease […]

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked To IBS

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

According to a recently-published study, Vitamin D deficiency is common in many people with irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. IBS is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder with symptoms like abdominal cramping, bloating and excess gas, altered bowel habits, and mucus in stools. About 9 to 23 percent of world population has IBS. Why and how it […]

Men face more social stress due to irritable bowel syndrome

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

A new study has found that men may be facing more social stress due to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) than women. the study was led by Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD, from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in New York. It aimed at assessing how interpersonal problems, social support, symptom severity […]

Food Allergy and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Monday, March 18th, 2013

A recent small study found that patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome had much lesser IBS symptoms when they eliminated foods that they are allergic to. Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that causes diarrhea, constipation, and pain, and these symptoms are possible due to allergies as well. The researchers indicated that testing for food […]

Physical activity improves symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Source: MedWire News Results from a small study indicate that physical activity may help improve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Physical activity has been shown to improve symptoms of fibromyalgia and depression, which are both associated with IBS, but less is known about whether increased physical activity can improve gastrointestinal IBS symptoms. Writing […]

Treatments and Remedies to Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Afflicting one in seven women, the symptoms of IBS are rampant, but correct diagnoses are not. By Janis Graham Some things just hit you in the gut: Rumors are heating up in your office that there are going to be more layoffs, or the principal calls (your eighth grader is acting up again), and your […]