Has IBS Forced You to Know All Bathroom Locations?

What is IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects 1 in 5 adults in the United States. IBS symptoms can include bloating, gas, diarrhea, or constipation to the more life-threatening colorectal cancer. These symptoms can cause illnesses and diseases in the gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.

IBS is a common digestive system disorder, or known as ‘inflammation of the colon’. Many people experience “spastic colon” consisting of a repeatable cycle of stomach pain, diarrhea or constipation, bloating, and mucus in stools.

What Causes IBS?

The medical field does not know what causes IBS. There appears the communication between the brain and intestines become confused and disrupted. This miscommunication can cause abnormal intestinal muscle contractions. Anyone can develop IBS, more common in women, and there can be a family history.

IBS Remedy Options

The first step toward managing IBS is to identify what food triggers symptoms. There are no specific foods linked to IBS symptom flareups. A blood food intolerance test can help determine what can aggravate the gastrointestinal system. Another culprit is managing stress, understand hormonal changes, and certain medications can trigger IBS flareups.

Keep a food diary

Food Dairy can help pinpoint which foods are problems, such as caffeine, alcohol, and fatty foods. Adding more fiber or water may also improve the digestive process. Research as shown that by adding more healthy bacteria such as probiotics or prebiotics and omega oils

Omega Oils

Omega Oils can lubricate and keep food moving efficiently and smoothly through the intestines, producing regular and productive bowel movements. Omega oils provide nourishment to the intestinal lining cells and help to strengthen the intestinal lining and prevent the passage of harmful toxins into the bloodstream.

What Else Can Support a Healthy Gut?

 Make lifestyle changes, including a whole food diet, exercise program, and stress management to control symptoms. You may also want to evaluate medication intake.

Holistic remedy 

A combined Energy Medicine and ear, hand, and foot Reflexology therapy has helped 90% of the Healing Place’s clients to find relief from IBS. Positive results typically take place within four reflexology sessions.

Client Observation

Joan, age 35, has calmed IBS systems with regular Reflexology sessions. Joan is a teacher in a classroom of children under the age of 5. The job of balancing teaching, parent interaction, and working with administrators has become extremely taxing on her patience and her body. Joan holds her stress in her lower abdominal region. Before regular Reflexology sessions, Joan would have monthly IBS flareups. After six Reflexology sessions, she noticed that she she was having less IBS flareups. Joan is pleased with the results of her regular reflexology sessions.

About the Writer

Helen Chin Lui is a Certified Reflexologist, Certified Energy Medicine, and Reiki Practitioner/teacher. She is the founder and owner of the Healing Place LLC and Healing Place Energy School LLC in Medfield, Massachusetts. Helen specializes in helping people to find relief from chronic digestive disorders, break pain cycles associated with autoimmune diseases, and helps to balance hormones naturally. When Helen is not giving hands-on healing, she is writing books. She authored two books, Know Your Chakras: Introduction to Energy Medicine and Foot Reflexology to Promote Relaxation.

Reflexology Benefits

Want to learn the health benefits of Reflexology, schedule a free consultation with the Healing Place at 508 359-6463 or go schedule a consultation by going to www.healingplacemedfield.com.

Helen’s Books

If you would like to learn more about personal energy flow, or Reflexology techniques, get copies of Helen’s Books Know Your Chakras: Introduction to Energy Medicine or Foot Reflexology to Promote Relaxation


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