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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (7,547 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

120 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Avoiding foods that cause flare-ups
(467)
Cooking 100% at home
(219)
Elimination diet
(265)
Bowel movement to relieve pain
(311)
Low -carb gluten-free diet
(175)
Gluten-free diet
(65)
No milk or cheese
(260)
Immodium
(219)
Hot water bottle against area of pain
(154)
Low FODMAP diet
(27)
Reducing stress
(366)
Low inflammation diet
(89)
Avoid insoluble fiber
(39)
Avoid cruciferous vegetables and legumes
(136)
Helminthic Therapy
(4)
Squat toilet instead of Western-style toilet
(23)
Physical therapy - myofacial and gut massage
(29)
Get SIBO diagnosis
(3)
Medical Cannabis / Marijuana
(56)
Whole/Natural foods diet
(328)
Buscapan
(1)
Oregano oil
(1)
Hot shower/bath
(156)
No caffeine
(234)
Rifaximin (intestinal antibiotic)
(6)
Dicetel: Pinaverium Bromide Film-Coated tablets
(4)
Mesalazin
(2)
Fecal Transplant
(2)
Nortriptyline
(3)
Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(22)
Ketotifen
(1)
NAET
(6)
Deep Yoga Breathing
(60)
Sodium Cromoglicate
(2)
Exercise
(411)
Codeine/papaverin
(32)
Green coffee bean extract with Svetol
(5)
Duspatalin retard
(5)
rest
(51)
Low Fiber/High GI
(3)
Humira
(6)
Pear juice
(6)
Xifaxan (Rifaximin)
(15)
Saccharomyces Boulardii (probiotics) / Probiotics
(389)
Mebeverine Hydrochloride (Colofac)
(2)
Would love to try whole bowel irrigation
(2)
Limit soy
(110)
Hyoscyamine sulfate
(40)
Pentasa
(13)
High dose Vitamin D3
(14)
Valerian root
(14)
Biofeedback
(17)
Bentyl
(46)
Pepto Bismol
(75)
scd diet
(4)
Fibersol supplements
(4)
Alpha-galactosidase (Beano, Bean-zyme, Gas-zyme 3x)
(10)
Asian Diet
(60)
Osteopath
(31)
Coconut oil (pure)
(31)
Hypnotherapy
(37)
Cisapride
(5)
Gentle self-massage of abdomen
(168)
Vitamin D3
(18)
Liver herbs
(12)
Lomotil
(58)
Acacia Powder
(22)
Borage Oil
(16)
Eliminate fruit
(69)
Resolor/Prucalopride
(1)
Peppermint oil
(147)
Drink a cup of warm water
(72)
Prebiotic - Bimuno
(9)
Chinese Herbs
(56)
Digestive enzymes
(226)
Tai Chi
(34)
Gelatin
(11)
Swimming
(60)
Xanax
(57)
Acupuncture
(100)
Sucraid
(1)
Psychotherapy
(49)
Meditation
(24)
Mercaptopurine
(3)
Homeopathy
(26)
Enemas
(34)
Maalox
(38)
Lotronex
(4)
Asocol
(13)
Ayurvedic massage
(9)
Mirtazapine
(5)
Remicade
(6)
Soluble fiber
(68)
Miralax
(79)
Colon cleansing
(44)
EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique)
(18)
Boswellia
(6)
Colon Hydrotherapy
(11)
Vegetable stock (home-made)
(16)
Librax
(26)
Licorice (natural)
(19)
Partially Hydrogenated Guar Gum
(6)
Acid Reflux medications
(231)
Amitiza/lubiprostone
(6)
Whole bowel irrigation
(20)
Antibiotics
(29)
apple acidic vinegar
(29)
Sit down and shut eyes for 5 minutes
(126)
Olives
(65)
Avoid Palm Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Coconut Oil
(27)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(63)
Slippery Elm (an herbal supplement)
(48)
SSRIs
(167)
Aloe Vera (oral liquid)
(37)
Magnesium
(106)
Evening Primrose Oil
(59)
Fish oil
(255)
Eat 20-25 g fiber from fruit, veggies, whole grains
(226)
Insoluble Fiber / Fiber supplements (Metamucil etc)
(186)
Benefiber
(72)

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