Smorgasbord Health Column – Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Nutrients and strategies to manage the condition

On Monday I outlined the basics of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and today a look at some of the nutrients that your intestine needs to work efficiently and also some of the triggers for the condition.

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For some people the discovery that their favourite food – bread, pasta etc. is causing their discomfort, will be upsetting. We are lucky that in most cases there are alternatives and for some there is a management solution, where the food can be eaten in small amounts very infrequently.

As I do with most disease I look at three fundamental key triggers. Physical, mental and emotional. The body has one role in life and that is to survive. But stress of any kind creates a chronic condition that impacts more than your nervous system.

Think about some of your own reactions to extreme stress be it physical, mental or emotional.

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