Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder affecting the large intestine resulting in abdominal pain, gas, cramping, constipation, and/or diarrhea. Unfortunately, there is no known cause of IBS, which means it is harder to find a direct cure. Natural remedies have become very popular to help alleviate all the discomfort that comes with IBS, ranging from dietary to lifestyle changes. Below are some natural remedies to conquer the discomforts of IBS.
Fiber has had mixed reviews on IBS symptom relief, depending on the kind of fiber being consumed (insoluble vs. soluble). Insoluble fiber can be found in foods such as oat bran, wheat bran, beans, cauliflower, green beans and potatoes. When consumed, the human body doesn’t digest it, so it aids in bulking stool and excreti...