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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a group of chronic disorders that affect the large intestine. It causes abdominal pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation, and mucus in stools. IBS increases the risk of colorectal cancer.

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Why am I having incomplete bowel emptying and loose stools?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had loose stools, and bowel emptying is not happening, so I had to go to the lavatory thrice a day. Also, I have weight loss, hair fall, and premature greying of hair. Currently, I am taking allopathic medicines. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Yogesh Chavan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your symptoms point towards digestive insufficiency, which can be irritable bowel syndrome or amoebiasis. According to Ayurveda, your digestive fire (jatharagni) has been reduced due to previous faulty dietary habits and lifestyle. Due to ...  Read Full »

I suffer from chronic constipation and piles. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male weighing 147.05 Ibs and my height is 5'6". From childhood, I have had constipation and piles problems. But for the last three years, I am suffering from constipation along with mucus. My stomach is not cleared completely in the early morning. Always sticky mucus...  Read Full »

Dr. Sushilabaii Ranjit Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity) and complaints. If constipation is not cured on time it may lead to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). All your symptoms are of IBS that is in Ayurveda and it is called as grahani where in the func...  Read Full »

How to reduce my frequent motion by using ayurvedic medicines?

Query: Hi doctor, My stools are well-formed. But I go multiple times. Many years ago, I used to pass loose stools. I took Ayurveda treatment for eight days. It gave me good results. How can I reduce my number of seats? Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Passing stools frequently in well-formed consistency indicates the history of Grahani roga. It correlates with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). If it is associated with pain, burning, and stool with mucus, then it is diagnosed as colitis. You can manage them naturally by...  Read Full »

I have had pain and inflammation near the belly button area along with constipation for the last three months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 35 years old female weighing 132.28 Ibs. I have pain and inflammation in the intestinal area near and around the belly button. It feels like gas got stuck between stools inside the intestine, which pains me. I have been facing constipation for three months, and I depend on laxati...  Read Full »

Dr. Yogesh Chavan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just went through all your symptoms and history. I think you might be suffering from colitis or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In Ayurveda, we can call this grahani dosha. Your digestive fire (jatharagni) has been reduced, and you are not able to digest food compl...  Read Full »

Can IBS cause lower abdomen pain and alarming weight loss?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 23 years old. My problem is whenever I press my lower abdomen especially right lower part I feel some watery sound. When I wake up in the morning I feel pain in my lower abdomen. Also, my weight is decreasing at an alarming rate. Last year it was 149.91 Ibs and now it is only 114.64 I...  Read Full »

Dr. Niveditha. S.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Considering your symptoms, I will also go with the diagnosis of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). But, my line of treatment will be based on Ayurveda diagnosis. In your case, it is Vata Koshta - your digestive system afflicted by vata (increase in the gas in the intestine...  Read Full »

Having constant stomach issues.Could this be IBS?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 60 years old. I always had stomach issues but now at the end of the day I have terrible gas trouble, and it does not matter what I eat. Beano helps a little. Could this be irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Some times it may happen due to intestinal flora. Some food habits also cause such conditions. IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) patients will be suffering from frequent loose motion and constipation. Stress is one of the primary cause of ...  Read Full »

Can IBS cause heavy periods with painful acne and cramps?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old, female. Ever since I have been 14 years old, I have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bad stomach pains and constipation, almost two years ago I stopped taking my BC pills (I was on birth control since I have been 16) and my period did not come forever after and my skin w...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. You can try these simple home remedies as these are helpful for your problems. Chew half teaspoon of fennel seeds after every meal. It will help in better digestion of food and also useful in bloating. Take aloe vera juice1.00 tbsp with an equa...  Read Full »

Please suggest some ayurveda medicine for IBS.

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting diarrhea for five days in a month. Also, I always have loose stool. When I consulted my doctor I came to know that it is irritable bowel syndrome. I would like to get it cured through Ayurveda medicine. Please suggest me a treatment.  Read Full »

Dr. Niveditha. S.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) has become a common problem nowadays. The main reason for IBS is outside food. A chronic infection caused due to unhygienic food results in IBS. Avoid outside food completely for six months and include two cups of buttermilk in your daily ...  Read Full »

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