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Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) refers to common intestinal tract disease which is characterized by sharp pain in the stomach, stomach gas, diarrhoea and constipation.

What are causative factors of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

It is a chronic condition whose exact cause, is still unknown, and sometimes attributed to the dysfunctional production of the neurotransmitter, dopamine.

There is no specific treatment for IBS. However, the symptoms can be brought under control through many methods and can be controlled by making lifestyle changes such as incorporating certain modifications to your diet and managing stress levels. For severe to mild symptoms, you may require medications.

How do homeopathy medicines work for your Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

The purpose of homeopathic treatment is to stimulate an individual body’s inner self-balancing mechanisms. In order to achieve this, this an individual must be provided with the right solution at the right time. 

Some of the common homeopathic medications that can be used to treat IBS include:

1.       Pulsatilla: Prepared from a medicinal plant called as wind flower, Pulsatilla is effective in the cure of IBS.

2.       Nux Vomica: This too is derived from a plant and has a positive effect on the digestive and nervous system, thereby being very effective in the treatment of IBS.

3.       Sulphur: It is one of the most common remedies among homeopathic practitioners for IBS. 

4.       Lycopodium Clavatum: This is mainly prescribed for person with diarrhea and stomach gas.