Irritable Bowel Syndrome

 

It is estimated that about one in five Australians experience symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome at some stage in their lives.  Symptoms are varied and can include:  abdominal pain or cramping, bloating, mucous in the stools, diarrhoea or constipation, nausea, etc.

 

There are many causes of irritable bowel symptoms, including (but not limited to):

  • poor bowel flora,
  • decreased digestions,
  • poor food choices,
  • decreased dietary fibre,
  • food intolerances,
  • irregular bowel habits,
  • emotional upset,
  • infection,
  • reaction to medications,
  • etc.

 

Bowel health is extremely important, so if you experience any symptoms that are associated with irritable bowel syndrome, then telephone Pauline on 0498 392 632 today for an appointment.