How To Reverse And Cure Irritable Bowel Syndrome Within Days
Thank you for tuning into this tutorial today.This tutorial is going to be a comprehensive tutorial about irritable bowel syndrome. Irritablebowel syndrome is a condition that I've seen now for almost 30 years in the , a long,long time. It's quite a common complaint that affects probably between 10 to 15 percentof the population in the western world at any given time.It's not uncommon to get patients in with functional bowel disturbances. In fact, theyprobably make up about 10 percent of what a medical practitioner would see in his orher at any given time and probably account for about 50 percent of all the casesthat a gastroenterologist or bowel specialist
would see. Let's just first look at the signs and symptomsthat encompass irritable bowel syndrome. The typical signs and symptoms that we would seewould be bloating and gas. There could be all sorts of uncomfortable sensations in thegut. There could be spasms or cramping sensations, constipation and diarrhea, particularly alternatingconstipation and diarrhea, are common with irritable bowel syndrome. What's not common, however, is to see a patientwho's bleeding from the bowel or have anemia, low iron counts, or would have fevers. Sweatsat night. Those sorts of things that don't
tend to really be irritable bowel syndrome.I would refer you go to a gastroenterologist for scoping because you may have inflammatorybowel syndrome, which is a separate complaint. That's an autoimmune disease. It's less commonthan irritable bowel syndrome, but we still see it in the quite regularly, particularlyulcerative colitis, which would be the feature of another entire tutorial that I'll do at somestage. It's interesting when I went to America in2003 for some training, I heard Alan Gaby speaking. Alan Gaby is a past presidentof the American Holistic Medical Association, and Gaby calls IBS a quot;garbage can diagnosis.quot;Garbage can diagnosis is a condition he believes
is the one where the s throw peoplein a rubbish tin and hope that someone else will take it away because they're in the quot;toohardquot; basket. Functional complaints like adrenal fatigue, Candida diagnosis, irritable bowelsyndrome; these are what Gaby calls a garbage can diagnosis. I would tend to agree because it's very easyto see a patient in a fiveminute time slot and then say to the patient, quot;Well, we'llrun all the tests. But if we can't find anything, we might give you an antidepressant. Or ifit's irritable bowel syndrome (which I see a lot), we'll just put you on a fiber supplement.quot;So that's a bit of a cop out because western
medical s don't tend to really be interestedin looking at causes of conditions. They'd rather treat the symptoms that are presenting.Which is really unfortunate for the patient because if a patient has had a functionalbowel complaint for many years, that can lead to anxiety and depression. And not only that,if a functional bowel complaint goes on for a long, long period of time, that can evenlead to diseases in its own right, many types of conditions. Let's now explore the four main causes thatI would tend to see a lot with irritable bowel syndrome. I'm just going to grab my note sheethere. The common ones I would see with patients
would be allergies. Allergies are quite common.We'll go into that in a minute. Bugs, all kinds of bugs patients can present with, whichcan often cause IBS. We're looking at Candida or parasites, small intestinal bowel overgrowth.Stress is a really big one. Stress is often not spoken about with the bowel. And intolerances.Let's clearly understand that food intolerances and food allergies are two entirely differentthings. People often get them confused. Allergies are associated with the immune system. Andthe common allergies I would see with IBS would be dairy allergies, probably numberone. Hyman on YouTube, and many other s,believe that gluten's the big one, but I don't
Inflammatory bowel disease vs irritable bowel disease
Let meintroduce you to Frank. Now, for most of the last year, Frank's digestive system, it's just not been feeling quite right. He's been having intermittent, although fairly frequent abdominal pain as well as irregular bowel movements. And at times he's not ableto have a bowel movement.
Then at other times he's beenhaving them very frequently. And he was telling a closefriend about these symptoms. And his friend said, you know, Frank, I was watching something on TV, and I heard about this condition. I'm not exactly sure,but I think it was called something like irritable bowel disease. And it sounds somewhat similarto what you're experiencing.
Perhaps you should go see a . So Frank goes to see his . And he says, you know,doc, I think I have IBD. And Frank's says, youknow, I'm sorry to hear that. Please tell me why youthink you may have IBD. And as he's relatingthese symptoms to her, she thinks to herself, youknow, I wonder if he means IBS instead of IBD.
And so his responds, Frank, you know, I'm concerned you may have a condition known as irritable bowel syndrome, which is commonly referred to as IBS. And Frank says, isn't that IBDé And his replies,that's a common mistake. Unfortunately, there aretwo different conditions with very similar acronyms.
They are irritable bowel syndrome or IBS and inflammatory bowel disease or IBD. Let's learn about the differences between IBS and IBD. So let's start on the left here with irritable bowel syndrome or as it's more commonly referred to, IBS. But what exactly is a syndromeé
To help get a better idea,let's think about a car. Now, imagine that something is just not quite right with your car. So you take it into the auto shop. And you tell the mechanic, you know, there's this rattlingsound under the hood. And the car has poor acceleration, and the check engine light is on.