Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome varies from person to person. Generally, modifications in Lifestyle and Diet would provide larger help.
Managing stress and anxiety is the major milestone. Medications would be the last major.
Preventive measures for IBS symptoms
1 Psychotherapy: Controlling your stress and worries would definitely aid. Relaxation techniques like Yoga, meditation significantly ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
2 Exercises: Muscle relaxation techniques surely benefit to reduce IBS symptoms.
3 Biofeedback: This, in particular, is an electrical application. The patient receives natural feedback from sensors. As a result, he understands his body functions well. The technique surely helps in modifying activities.
4 Diet: Dietitian will provide a suitable diet plan based on your symptoms. It is important to keep in mind the sensitivity of the patient for ingredients like gluten. Additionally, one has to rule out the sensitivity for FODMAPs.
Do’s and don’ts for IBS
Always eat a fresh meal
Always use homemade food
Avoid junk and spicy food
Eat high fiber food
Drink enough water
Try to avoid the food which in particular triggers your symptoms
Do regular exercises
Yoga and meditation
Maintain your diet and sleep schedule
Breaking your sleep schedule
Skipping meals or breaking your meal schedule
Eating too much spicy or junk food
Getting unnecessarily stressed
Eating food which causes bloating or gases
Medication for irritable bowel syndrome
Generally, counseling alone relieve some symptoms especially in mild cases. Your doctor may advise medications for moderate-to-severe symptoms.
It is important to realize that you must consult your physician for treatment. Below is the list of the common medicinal approaches for IBS.
A bulking agent like psyllium which slows the movement of food in your gut
Treatment of underlining gastrointestinal infection
Treatment of psychological factors like anxiety, stress
Antidepressant medications in case of depression
Antispasmodics in case of abdominal pain
Probiotic therapy to have healthy intestinal flora
Laxatives in case of constipation eg. Polyethylene glycol
Loperamide like agents for controlling intestinal motility
Bile acid sequestrants
Homeopathic management of irritable bowel syndrome
The physician’s high and only mission is to restore the sick to health (Dr. Hahnemann Aphorism 1).
Irritable bowel syndrome is a classic example of the deviation of a vital force from its normal equilibrium.
Repertorization of patient symptoms and his characteristics truly help the Homeopathic physician to choose a suitable remedy.
What Homeopathic physician will do if you have irritable bowel syndrome?
Homeopathy is the best alternative system of medication. There are a number of remedies which would likely to help you to relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. It is important to note that you have to provide the details of disorder along with some personal details.
If you visit in person or online for a homeopathic consultation:
The homeopathic physician would ask you about your symptoms
He will assess your reports and case details
He may ask you some personal questions about your likes and dislikes
The homeopathic physician would also consider what aggravates your symptoms eg. certain food, particular environment or a certain position
Similarly, he will ask what ameliorates your symptoms eg. certain food, particular environment or a certain position
He may ask about your dreams, diet, sleep etc.
Overall he would try to understand you as a person
The homeopathic physician would reportorize your case
Homeopathy is all about administering a remedy which has produced similar symptoms when it was tested.
The homeopathic physician then prescribes based on his expertise.
Follow the homeopathic regimen and give regular follow-ups
Generally speaking, there are thousands of remedies tested in homeopathic literature. Although looks simple, it takes a good amount of experience, knowledge to prescribe a suitable homeopathic remedy.
Why Homeopathic medicines are best for IBS?
Unlike modern medicines, there is no particular Homeopathic remedy for particular disease. Homeopathic treatment, as a matter of fact, varies from person to person.
Homeopathic medicines are nothing but extreme dilutions of mother substances. Hence they do not cause side effects.
As a matter of fact, these medicines are for suitable for any age.
IBS is a chronic disorder. As has been noted, Homeopathic medicines are safe even in the long run.
Additionally, Homeopathy medicines do not cause interaction with allopathic medical medicines. In other words, they can be safely consumed along with allopathic medicines.
Mostly Homeopathic medicines are given orally. There is absolutely no need for parenteral administration.
Homeopathy, nowadays touted as a quackery. However, collective evidence from a number of successful cases suggest us…Homeopathy certainly has curative power.