IBS Treatment & Advice

4 January 2021

As a sufferer of IBS, simple gatherings or eating out with friends is not always the fun, light-hearted activity most know it as. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a health condition that affects the digestive system, it causes a number of uncomfortable symptoms such as bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhoea, constipation, nausea and recurring abdominal pain. There is no official cure but there are ways the condition can be managed, and the pain can be eased.

This includes changes in diet and knowing what foods to avoid. The cause of IBS is not known but some link it to oversensitive nerves in the gut, an imbalance of good and bad bacteria in the gut, stress, depression, anxiety and also eating too quickly. For many, having IBS can worsen feelings of stress, depression and anxiety purely because it means you can’t enjoy eating the foods you love, or you may not feel comfortable dining in a restaurant which is where most social gatherings are held.

Here are some tips to help with treatment of IBS:

  • Avoid antibiotics
  • Introduce more fresh mint into your diet
  • Try a good probiotic
  • Eat more fibre
  • Engage in stress relief activities
  • Keep a food diary to log what you eat and any symptoms you get
  • Exercise regularly
  • Avoid foods that trigger your IBS
  • Have more fresh, homemade meals

It is an unfortunate condition to live with and can make mealtimes a real headache when you are unsure of what it is that is setting you off. It may even seem like nothing agrees with you and lead you to not want to eat anything at all. Luckily, the team at Zur Gluten Free Ltd have decades of hands-on experience with gastrointestinal sufferers such as IBS, we know what foods to avoid and what foods cause relief. The best part is that you don’t have to touch a single utensil in the kitchen because we can cook it all from the best, organic ingredients and have it delivered fresh to your door every morning.

During a free consultation we get to know you, any health conditions you may have (physical and mental) as well as your family history. This allows us to put together food menus that are appropriate for your personal circumstances. Any allergies or intolerances will also be noted so the meals we deliver to you will not be cooked with anything that might make you take a funny turn.

In addition to that, we work with a number of health professionals, so if you are experiencing any other challenges outside of what we handle, we can refer you to them. Take a look at our Power Team page to see more about our health industry associates. The main thing to remember is that you do not have to suffer in silence, you do not have to be embarrassed about your condition or stop yourself from enjoying social events, we can put together a diet that will ease your IBS and have you feeling better than ever.

Get in touch to arrange your free consultation.

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