IBS Causes

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IBS Causes – the reasons for IBS can be complex and difficult to understand, however everything is explained in simple terms here.

Initial Causes of IBS

There are a number of reasons that cause IBS. Some of these reasons include antibiotics, history of poor diet, dramatizing event, etc.

Wiping out the Healthy Flora

When a person is instructed by a medical doctor to take antibiotics, this usually attacks the bacteria in which the doctor has intended. However, it is also important for you to know that many of these antibiotics are general in nature and will wipe out the bacteria in question as well as a whole range of beneficial bacteria that exists in your gut. This results in an overgrowth of yeast in your intestinal tract.

Similarly, a history of poor diet, with lots of processed foods and products that are high in refined sugars, can also result in proliferating the yeast count to an amount unimaginable and detrimental to your health.

Results of Candida

When yeast overgrows and becomes unbalanced and unchecked by the beneficial bacteria, this is a condition known as Candida. The candida can then poke tiny microscopic holes in your intestines, resulting in food particles being able to reach your blood stream.

IBS Causes

The food particles are seen as antigens or foreign substances and are attacked by your body’s immune system. This causes histamines to be present and is the result of your IBS symptoms.

List of IBS Symptoms

The IBS symptoms can consist of diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, nausea, fatigue, spotted skin, etc. There are many symptoms that can be caused by IBS and a more comprehensive list can be found here.

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