Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), as its name affects the bowel/the large intestines which is part of the digestive system and its role is to make as well as store stool and is likely to affect individuals between the age of twenty five to forty.
A condition by which the colon which is in charge of pushing digested materials becomes so much sensitive it is referred as Irritable bowel syndrome, this conditions effects cannot be estimated since it means that a whole system of digestion is in miscommunication.
Irritable bowel syndrome is characterized by a lot of complications in its signs and symptoms since they are always up and down this is because the condition is affected by communication which can happen anytime, individuals encounter a lot of difficulties in controling it.
The Irritable bowel syndrome is known to be highly affected by diet some of the noted diets that cause the condition are; alcohol, caffeine, fatty foods, cabbage, beans and nuts thus the condition will be manifested in the individuals in a different way.
Diarrhea is one of the most common symptoms to identify the condition and in most of the time is hard to control due to its behavior but generally it happens during the day and it is hard it happens at night.
Constipation is also very common with individuals suffering from this condition and happens mostly when the spasms hamper the movement of the waste.
Another common characteristics of a person suffering from this condition is the pain in the lower stomach and cramps which starts when the individual has taken a meal and stops after he/she has had a bowel movement.
Irritable bowel syndrome being caused by diet related factors is controlled by changing the lifestyle of the individual, he/she is usually advised to avoid foods that support the condition and takes foods that are against the condition.
Fibre which comes in two forms is one of the most used foods to control the condition one form is the soluble fibre which can be found in oats, bananas, apples, barley, carrots, potatoes, golden linseeds and rye and the insoluble fibre found in wholegrain bread, nuts, cereals and bran.
If one is experiencing too much diarrhea then h/she is advised to take much insoluble fibres and avoid the soluble fibres.
Individuals are also advised not to miss a meal so as not to leave gaps in there digestive systems, having regular meals and taking time as they take the food is highly advised, therefore the control and treatment of the condition is mostly done through behavioral control.