Articles Tagged: irritable bowel syndrome

Benefiber Powder Review – Is It Better Than Metamucil or Citrucel?

Benefiber Powder

Fiber supplements are most commonly used to relieve and prevent the symptoms of constipation and help to regulate the digestive tract. In addition to helping relieve stomach bloating, abdominal cramping, gas and other discomfort associated with bowel irregularity, there are other potential benefits to using fiber supplements if a daily diet is not adequate to provide the recommended allowance of the indigestible plant by product.

Mylanta Dosage – How Much Should I Take?

Mylanta Dosage

Mylanta is an over the counter remedy for a host of gastrointestinal ails, most notably acid indigestion (resulting from too much stomach acid) and stomach gas. The product contains both aluminum and magnesium to work to effectively reduce the amount of acid in the stomach, and also contains simethicone, which helps to relieve gas, as explained by

Stomach Bloating and Gas after Eating – What Are The Likely Culprits?

Stomach Bloating and Gas

Stomach bloating and gas can ruin just about any meal; turning a candlelight dinner quickly into an evening of loose sweatpants and hours of discomfort or a fast food stop on a road trip into a multi mile gas fest

Top 10 Stomach Gas Causes You Would Not Expect!

Stomach Gas Causes

The most embarrassing byproduct of stomach gas causes is excessive flatulence which can present itself in the form of a simple growling tummy, an unwelcome belch or the dreaded musical melody coming from the behind. These manifestations of excessive stomach gas can not only be incredibly embarrassing, but can also cause discomfort as well

Top 10 Health Benefits of Probiotics

Health Benefits of Probiotics

Many people are skeptical at the thought of using bacteria to promote healing. But, there are all kinds of bacteria, some are good and some are bad. Sometimes, good bacteria are necessary to undo the work of bad bacteria. These types of “good bacteria” are called probiotics

Fennel Tea for Bloating, IBS and Constipation

Fennel Tea for Bloating

Fennel is a perennial plant that boasts yellow flowers on long and wispy stalks accentuated by feather like, almost furry leaves. It is most well known for its uses in cooking as a spice, and has a characteristic flavor that is most similarly described as being comparable to anise

Top 10 Digestive Enzymes Benefits

Digestive Enzymes Benefits

An enzyme is a molecule, and the body is full of them. They are necessary for an incredibly wide variety of physiological processes, most notably, metabolism. Digestive enzymes are specific enzymes, that break matter down into the small building blocks that comprise it, in order to allow the body to absorb them

Fructose Malabsorption Symptoms in Children vs Adults

Fructose Malabsorption Symptoms

Fructose malabsorption (previously known as dietary fructose intolerance) refers to a condition in which the intestines do not fully break down the sugar enzyme, fructose. In people without the disorder between 25 and 50 grams of fructose can be absorbed in the small intestine in each sitting

Signs of Water Retention in Stomach and Other Body Parts

Signs of Water Retention

Most of the time, water retention occurs in the lower extremities. This is for two reasons. For one, the simple force of gravity keeps excess built up fluid from heading upwards, making water retention in legs and feet more common.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms: Stomach Gas and Bloating

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms

Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that affects the colon. It is a rather common condition, and bears symptoms that can be very specific, very generalized or a combination of both. Most often, management of irritable bowel syndrome symptoms combined with lifestyle and diet changes are the most preferred and effective treatments for the condition