There is no cure for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. However there are some lifestyle changes that can be carried out to reduce the risk of triggers. Your doctor may recommend a treatment plan to fit your medical needs. These might include:
- Activities and medication to manage your stress levels
- Avoid consumption of alcohol, food high in fats, sugary food such as chocolate, and caffeinated drinks.
- Consume plenty of fruits and vegetables to increase intake of fibre
- Consume smaller portions
- Medication to help relieve constipation, diarrhea, or abdominal pain and cramps