How to treat irritable bowel syndrome

Digestive DiseasesBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamSep 26, 2016

As the exact cause of irritable bowel syndrome is still not known, treatment focuses to ease the symptoms so that you can live as normally as possible. Changing your lifestyle and diet can play a major role in controlling the mild signs and symptoms. If you have irritable bowel syndrome, you should avoid that may trigger your symptoms. Apart from that, you should also make sure that you exercise regularly, drink ample fluids and get enough sleep. Say no to fasting completely if you have this trouble. Also, avoid low fiber diet; instead include foods that are high in fiber. Antipasmodic medications may worsen your irritable bowel syndrome. Another tip that will help you a lot is to skip your meals. You should try to eat about the same time every day to help regulate the bowel function. Eating small and frequent meals will make you feel better if you have diarrhea while eating larger amounts of foods that have high content of fiber can help move food through your intestines. Watch this video feat. Dr. Lalit Kurrey to know how to treat irritable bowel syndrome.