What is irritable Bowel Syndrome and what are the symptoms related?

April 8, 2020
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Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder that arises due to the improper functioning of the gastrointestinal tract.

The Symptoms for this disorder differ usually from person to person. Some of the following are:

  • Diarrhea
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Alternating diarrhea/constipation
  • Abdominal pain (confined to the lower left quadrant sometimes)
  • Change in texture or appearance of the stool
  • Mucous in stool
  • Feeling of incomplete waste removal after passing urine
  • uncontrollable urges to have bowel movements
  • extreme gastric
  • Pain when sitting down
  • Excess gurgling
  • Rumbling
  • growling in the stomach and abdomen
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Belching
  • Loss of appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Spiteful taste in the mouth
  • pain in the back
  • Irritable bladder
  • Lethargy
  • Anxiety and/or depression
  • Insomnia
  • Heart palpitations
  • Gynecological issues

All these symptoms can possibly be caused by some other health issues as well. Therefore, we request you not to self-diagnose the disease, just in case you have any of the above-mentioned symptoms. Consult your doctor, if required, until you have a precise diagnosis.

In case you experience any of the following, immediately see a doctor as these are NOT the symptoms of IBS:

  • High fever
  • Blood in stool
  • Constant pain

Most of the medical practitioners agree that a health problem like Irritable bowel syndrome does not cause any kind of lasting injury or drag the person to some extremely serious conditions like cancer or inflammatory bowel disease.

The conditions that indicate irritable bowel syndrome are explained below:

  • Persistent abdominal pain or uneasiness for a minimum of 3-4 days every month for the last 5-6 months, related with 2 or more of the given issues.
  • Improvement with excretion
  • change in the regularity of passing stool
  • change in stool appearance

It is necessary to acquire a precise analysis by the doctor before undertaking the symptoms to be of IBS on your own. Other health issues may instigate comparable signs, and they are essential to be checked by an expert before any self-statements.

Other health conditions that may possibly affect persons with a condition like IBS:

In accordance with various researches that took place in recent times, the people with a health condition like irritable bowel syndrome may also undergo from other issues such as:

  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD)
  • Tension headaches
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)
  • Primary dysmenorrhea
  • Periodic limb movement (PLMS)
  • Restless leg syndrome (RLS)
  • Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)
  • Vulvodynia
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS)
  • Irritable bladder
  • Multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome (MCSS)
  • Migraine headaches

Dealing with a health problem like this is really a challenge for the people who are undergoing the pain and to get it diagnosed as soon as the symptoms are noticed is the best that can be done. Therefore, it is suggested to meet an IBS specialist in Melbourne or any other location as soon as possible.


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In any means, we, Ayur clinic team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.


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