Natural IBS Help

Multiple Treatment Options

Fortunately, there are several alternative treatments for IBS. Acupuncture has been used for all kinds of ailments. Researchers have found that people who have tried acupuncture have found improvement in their symptoms. Herbs have been used for an alternative to medicine for centuries. Peppermint is an herb that has been found to give short-term relief to IBS. Physicians should always be informed before taking any herbs.

Hypnosis

Hypnosis has done wonders for all sorts of problems and issues. Hypnosis can be used to help with the bloating and abdominal pain that comes with IBS. The hypnotist helps the patient get into a relaxed state and then teaches them how to relax their abdominal muscles.

It’s been found that people with irritable bowel syndrome are lacking in the “good” bacteria that is normally in the intestines. Probiotics contain the “good” bacteria. Adding yogurt or probiotic supplements to the diet can ease the symptoms of IBS.

Reducing Stress

Stress is one of the contributors to irritable bowel syndrome. Exercise has been known to lower stress levels tremendously. People that exercise regularly have found that they feel so much better and it gives them a better quality of life.