Irritable Bowel Syndrome

intestine-squareIrritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that many people suffer from, unfortunately. IBS impacts the large intestine (the colon).

It is a chronic condition that you will need to learn how to effectively treat and manage for the long run. GastroCare LI can give you this education and provide treatment for IBS.

What are the most common symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome?

Symptoms can vary greatly from person to person. The most common symptoms include:

  • mucus in the stool
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • gas
  • bloated feeling
  • abdominal cramping
  • abdominal pain
  • changes in bowel movement patterns
The most common treatment options for irritable bowel syndrome

  • lifestyle changes
  • stress management
  • medications
  • probiotics
  • talk therapy
  • mindfulness training
  • diet and nutrition counseling

Even though IBS doesn’t necessarily have a cure, all of these treatment options can help you manage the symptoms on a daily basis.

What is the next step?

If you are concerned that you may be suffering from IBS and IBS symptoms, call GastroCare LI today. The first step to receiving treatment is to schedule an appointment with our professionals.

We are educated and trained to effectively diagnose and treat irritable bowel syndrome. We look forward to meeting you.