Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can be very frustrating and irritating in day-to-day life.
Modifying the regular diet and the awkwardness in explaining your symptoms to others while having team lunch or home get-togethers makes it even more difficult.
No one will understand most of the time about it unless they are also sailing on the same boat. If you are someone dealing with IBS do not worry, bring certain modifications in your lifestyle to get relief from IBS and its symptoms. In nearly all cases of IBS, Diet plays a huge role.
Though IBS is not a life-threatening disease, if it is neglected it can cause depression and anxiety. weight loss, anemia, vomiting, and rectal bleeding.
Medications can only get some temporary relief from the symptoms but Diet in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) plays a crucial role in its management and treatment.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is usually classified under four categories:
Irritable bowel syndrome can negatively affect your quality of life which may result in interruptions in regular day-to-day life or work life. Related disorders commonly found are depression, anxiety, or chronic fatigue syndrome. (1) (2)
Along with the symptoms stated above few people may experience the additional symptoms which include:
If the condition is left untreated, it may exhibit more severe symptoms similar to colon cancer. Under such circumstances, one should get tested for colon cancer. Serious Symptoms of IBS include:
Stopping food randomly is not going to solve your problem. It makes you irritated, socially awkward, and nutritionally deficient. Often it has been seen that there are few foods that trigger IBS. This food can be different from person to person. Following only a low FODMAP diet may not be always helpful for you. Therefore, identifying the trigger causing food following a proper method is the first step.
Then understanding the tolerance level of those trigger food is necessary. In that case, ultimately you can enjoy most of the foods except a few to feel better
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