Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a common condition affecting one in five Australians. Now that’s a pretty significant number!
Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a chronic condition that affects the large Intestine; it is a gastrointestinal disorder which is affecting the lives of many Australians in today’s society. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a general diagnosis and affects each person differently; multiple factors may play a role in aggravating the condition such as diet, medications and lifestyle.
The gastrointestinal tract consists of the mouth, oesophagus, pancreas, stomach, liver, colon gallbladder, and the small and large intestine.
When the colon is unable to absorb water, nutrients and salts from undigested food, it results in digestive symptoms.
Some of the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome include:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome can be caused by a range of different reasons, there is no one clear answer as to how Irritable Bowel Syndrome develops, however some of the causes include:
Hijama is a treatment that can cleanse and detox the blood from heavy metals and contaminants. It can also reduce inflammation in the digestive tract by eliminating the toxic blood which draws to the surface of the skin during a Hijama treatment. There are specific points, in the abdominal area that will aid in improving and strengthening the digestive system and reducing inflammation.
It is also recommended that the patient maintains a healthy diet, reducing greasy and fatty foods and incorporating exercise into their weekly routines to improve their symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
A combination of peppermint tea with Chamomile may assist with the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.