Irritable Bowel Syndrome is also known as IBS is a functional disorder of the intestine both small and large that is very common in men and women. It is a disorder related to the sensation and motility of the bowel. Normally it is more observed in women than men and can cause the frequent or low need of passing stool. IBS is neither a severe health condition nor difficult to control. Additionally, the symptoms of the disease are also mild and less trouble-causing.
Generally, the symptoms of IBS vary as per the condition of the patient but the severity of symptoms is not much higher to be tolerated. Women are more inclined to this bowel syndrome with different symptoms as compared to men. Normally following symptoms are observed in patients suffering from IBS.
It is very easy to diagnose IBS while only having a session with a patient. But sometimes the symptoms may mislead the physician to some other issue related to the intestine or stomach. Thus it is better to perform some tests to make it clear.
A stool test is the best way to examine the nature of the bacterial infection if the condition is associated with extreme abdominal pain especially in the lower part of the belly. This stool study will save the time of the physician as he can know what he is to cure.
Generally, a blood test is enough to draw the true picture of either the patient is having IBS or some other problem. Normally blood test is done when a doctor has a doubt of Celiac disease rather than IBS.
Colonoscopy is the procedure in which the lower part of the excretory system is examined for abnormalities with the help of a camera. Colonoscopy is not suggested by the physicians until the symptoms continue for a long time or point out some severe condition like colon cancer
It is not such a difficult task to deal with this bowel issue as it can also be easily managed even with a slight change in lifestyle and eating habits. In normal conditions and low pain physicians generally suggest a dietary change or physical activity while in severe conditions medication is prescribed only to relieve the symptoms like pain, cramps, and discomfort. Following treatment can help for IBS in allopathic.
In case the diagnosis shows bacteria the root cause of the disease.
Laxatives are proved to be the best in fighting against constipation.
The best allopathic remedy for IBS is anti Diarrhoea: medicines if associated with extreme diarrhea. The anti-diarrheal is also important as these make the deficiency of water as lost by the Diarrhoea: full and save him from losing consciousness.
If the problem is associated with some psychological history then there is only one option in allopathic, anti-depressant medicines.
Bowel Syndrome accompanied by cramps, chilliness, tension or irritability demand nothing but Nux Vomica as the best remedy. In IBS person has to suffer from painful gas with sore abdominal muscles. Additionally, the inability to empty the stomach completely creates feelings of heaviness in the stomach. All these symptoms can be relieved easily with the use of Nux Vomica but for the best results it is necessary to avoid alcohol, nicotine, tobacco, and spice food otherwise condition may worsen.
IBS caused due to anxiety or nervousness is controlled with Argentum Nitricum. If a person feels nausea and bloating with rumbling gas accumulation and green Diarrhoea: immediately after drinking water then this medicine will work best for him. Additionally, intake of salty or sweet food items can also cause bowel problems that can be solved with Argentum Nitricum.
Some people have a digestive issues so that they have to restrict their diet to limited items only. They can have suffered from heartburn, indigestion, or even ulcers if they take offending food items. Natrum Carbonicum homeopathic medicine can do best in such conditions. It is best to get rid of Diarrhoea, cramps, or gas accumulation in case of the offending food is swallowed. It also best serves the constipated stomach.
Irritable bowel syndrome lead by alternative cases of constipation and diarrhea like the whole day passed with the pain of not passing stool but the very next morning diarrhea is the outcome. This condition is best to treat with Lilium Tigrinum as it can not only help in maintaining the tendency of stool but also the symptoms like cramps, congestion in the chest, and hemorrhoids caused due to persistent problems.
People suffering from chronic bowel problems can find Lycopodium best remedy for their discomfort. Lycopodium helps in fighting a number of problems associated with IBS including heavy stomach, bloating, cramps, heartburn, and gas inside the stomach. In some cases, the patient suddenly feels extreme hunger or craves sweets. All these symptoms fade even after few doses as prescribed by the doctor.
IBS may show its symptoms as abdominal cramps with gurgling sound leading to watery diarrhea and constipation alternatively. Sometimes this bowel movement is headed with mucus. The symptoms are shown at their best in the morning while losing intensity as the day passes. The patient feels weak and may faint as well. The only solution to all these problems is to use Podophyllum as it is the best remedy for IBS especially with such intensity making the patient coming in his toes. IBS may also cause joint and muscles stiffed with persistent prevailing constipation and diarrhea condition. Podophyllum is even best to relieve stiffed muscles and joints.
Please note that you should NOT use any of these mentioned medicines on your own. We have listed these medicines for educational and information purposes only. Only an experienced homeopathic doctor can suggest you right medicine after looking at your signs and symptoms.