5 Ways to Soothe Symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Do you experience frequent abdominal discomfort, pain associated with digestion, and frequent trips to the bathroom? If so, you may be experiencing symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). IBS (Irritabel Bowel Syndrome) is a category that many digestive distress conditions are thrown into–this includes changes in bowel movements, abdominal pain, and digestive distress.  This is not a disease, yet pharmaceutical companies are capitalizing on the discomfort of the American people. After all, there are over 300 different medications for IBS. Yikes! Interestingly enough, IBS is the #1 reason for worker absenteeism in the United States. It is estimated that 10-15% of the adult population experiences symptoms, and is the most common reason for presenting to one’s primary care physician. This is a huge topic of focus when I am presenting at companies and conventions for wellness in the workplace. While I don’t feel that diagnosing yourself or labeling yourself as...