IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS)

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IBS

Irratable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) IBS is a group of intestinal symptoms that typically occur together. At our Gastro and Liver Centre in Gurgaon it is seen by Dr Mayan Chugh that the symptoms vary in severity and duration from person to person. Types of IBS are classified based on certain specific symptoms that occur, such as constipation and weight loss. This is a different disease and isnít related to other bowel conditions like Irritable Bowel Disease

Itís not uncommon for people with IBS to have episodes of both constipation and diarrhea. Symptoms such as bloating and gas typically go away after you have a bowel movement.

The symptoms of IBS typically include:

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CAUSES OF IBS

As per Dr Mayank Chugh, Gastro Specialist at Gastro & Liver Centre in Gurgaon, the possible causes include an overly sensitive colon or immune system. At times IBS is caused by a previous bacterial infection in the gastrointestinal tract. The varied possible causes make IBS difficult to prevent.

The physical processes involved in IBS can also vary but may consist of the following:

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Dr Mayank Chugh, our Gastro Specialist may be able to diagnose IBS based on your symptoms. He may also advise certain changes in eating and lifestyle habits like:

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TREATMENT

As such there is no known cure for IBS but it is always advisable to consult a gastro specialist in case you are facing following symptoms:

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As mentioned earlier that there is no definite cure for IBS. However, certain lifestyle changes along with the medications can help in reducing the trouble. Some drugs are used to treat all symptoms of IBS, while other drugs are focused on specific symptoms. Drugs that are used include:

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Apart from medications our gastro and liver specialist Dr Mayank Chugh advises that reducing caffine intake, exercising regularly, avoiding stress, take probiotics, include roughage and fibre in the diet and most importantly quit smoking are the best methods to reduce the episodes of IBS.

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