IBS Medications


IBS Medications - finding the right medications for your IBS symptoms is not an easy task.




How Effective are Medications?

Every person who has IBS, suffers from different symptoms and severity levels. Not one medication will be highly effective to all IBS sufferers but can be effective in varying levels.

It is important to know that prescription medications from traditional doctors are usually concentrated and can have side effects or be addictive in nature such as antidepressants.

You will need to be careful in the type of IBS medications that may be prescribed for you. Even though a traditional doctor recommends a medication for you, it may not be the best choice as they are not well-informed in your condition of IBS. This modern-day ailment is a condition better suited to be reviewed by a Naturopath or a wholistic doctor.

The Herbal Route

The type of medications that are mild yet effective are herbal remedies. These supplements work over a period of time rather than the instantaneous feeling of relief.

The reason that herbal remedies take longer to work is because it is not suppressing your IBS symptoms but instead it is working on the root cause of your problem for permanent relief as opposed to temporary.

Over a prolonged period of time, not only will the source problem be relieved, but this leads to symptom elimination. It is a matter of persistence and patience that is necessary to allow the herbal supplements to work properly.

IBS Medications

Tips Provided

The herbal remedies section details the treatments used for the various IBS symptoms. A short article here will not suffice in presenting all the symptoms of IBS and the remedies that work for them, hence the aforementioned section has been presented to you, to review.

In order to achieve permanent relief using herbal supplements, it is crucial that you manage your expectations and intend to have some patience and persistance. These expectations are a prerequisite to reversing your IBS symptoms permanently.






Return to Articles on IBS


Return to Reversing IBS [home page]



[Top of page] - IBS Medications