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About IBS

Bowel Balance can be used in a number of conditions associated with gastrointestinal disturbance and discomfort like IBS, ENGORD, and NSAID-induced gastritis.

What is IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders.

It affects the large intestine and although it is not life-threatening, the symptoms can greatly reduce the quality of your health and lifestyle.

What are the causes?

  • Stress
  • Dietary factors
  • Candidiasis (Candida syndrome)
  • Hormones  
  • Certain medication
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Gut flora imbalance
  • Gastroenteritis

What are the signs?

  • Bouts of diarrhoea, constipation or both
  • Small and pellet-like stools 
  • Watery, ribbony stool
  • Mucus in stools
  • Urgency to use the toilet

How is it treated?

Common recommendations include:

  • Eating small meals slowly and at regular intervals
    throughout the day
  • Drinking at least two litres of water a day 
  • Reducing or avoiding caffeinated, fizzy and alcoholic drinks
  • Limiting fresh fruit to three small portions a day
  • Exercising regularly
  • Quitting or avoiding smoking

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