TIPS FROM Montefiore Nyack Hospital
irritable bowel syndrome
understanding and managing ibs
35 MILLION PEOPLE are affected by IBS on average, in the U.S.
may experience the
symptoms of IBS differently.
You may exhibit one, all, or
a combination of symptoms.
of IBS during their menstrual cycle.
as well as alcohol, caffeinated beverages, and stress. They may trigger and affect the severity
of IBS symptoms.
to see your doctor to rule out a more serious condition
such as Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s disease.
Record what you eat and how much to determine which foods trigger symptoms.
Consume smaller portions more frequently.
It can ease constipation, but be careful;
too much can cause diarrhea.
A healthy mind is vital for healthy body function. Regular exercise and relaxation can help.
who will help you to manage life’s
stress and cope with having IBS.