Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of those diseases whose exact cause continues to evade the medical fraternity even today. A large number of factors work in a complex combination to trigger the onset of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in a given case. Some of these factors include:
The result of the above interplay of factors is that there are abnormal contractions of the muscle of the intestines. In cases where the contractions are abnormally fast, the patient may experience diarrhea. On the other hand, where the contractions become slower than normal, the patient ends up with constipation and bloating. Even the gas that is formed in the intestines tends to be retained longer than usual in IBS patients giving rise to sensation of bloating and abdominal heaviness.
Triggers of episodes:
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) tends to episodic in many cases where there are periods during which the disease worsens. These episodes tend to be triggered by any or all of the following:
No matter what the cause of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), this condition can be safely, gently and effectively treated with Homeopathy.