Stool in irritable bowel syndrome


Liquid stool with irritable bowel syndrome: signs and modern treatment

Irritable Bowel Syndromeis the most common disease of the gastrointestinal tract.

The main symptoms of this diseasecan be divided into three groups.
- Intestinal. These include continuous burning, aching abdominal pain that occurs in most cases in the lower abdomen. After eating, the pain intensifies, and after emptying the stomach, taking antispasmodic medications, gas flow, the pain gradually decreases. As for the female half of the population, these pains increase with the onset of the menstrual cycle. It is also interesting that at night there is no pain in the irritable bowel syndrome.

The patient feels bloating, especially after eating and slightly less in the morning. The liquid chair mostly appears in the morning hours after eating, its frequency is 2-4 times in a short period of time. It is worth noting that at night there is no diarrhea completely.
Also, constipation and mucus secretion are not excluded. Pus and blood are absent.

- The next group includes othersdepartments of the gastrointestinal system. The patient is tormented by eructations, nausea, bitter taste in the mouth.

- Non-gastrointestinal symptomsinclude a constant sense of fatigue, anxiety, accompanied by sleep disturbances and sudden mood swings.

Exista number of causesthis disease:
- Stress. Scientists have proved the direct dependence of the disease on the emotional state of the patient. Any psychotraumatic situation that occurred even in early childhood, can cause such an organism reaction.
Features of the body. The disease can be caused by genetic changes in the body. The presence in the family of people suffering from this disease speaks about the genetic predisposition of the patient.
- In addition, the disease can appear as a consequence of a transferred intestinal infection, for example, salmonellosis, Shigellosis infection and so on.
- Improper diet and irregular intake of food.

- Uncontrolled use of medicines, for example, antibiotics, laxatives or painkillers.
- Food and drug poisoning.
- Sedentary lifestyle.

Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. In most cases, the treatment of this disease does not require inpatient treatment and is performed on an outpatient basis. Initial hospitalization may be required only for diagnosis.

During treatment it is recommended that diet No. 4, which excludes dairy products from the diet, is followed. Also, do not eat too fried, hot and hot food. With a liquid stool, you should eat foods that have a fixing effect, for example, rice, kissel, jelly, decoctions of blueberries or black currants.

Medicatedtreatment of loose stoolsis produced with the help of antidiarrheal drugs such as loperamide, it is also imodium. Also patients with a liquid stool use painkillers and antispasmodics. In the case of a depressive condition, counseling is recommended.

Prevention of irritable bowel syndrome. For the prevention of irritable bowel syndrome, sports are recommended, such as running, swimming. physiotherapy.
Rational receptionfoodMeans the use in food of products with a high content of fiber - vegetables, fruits and so on.
Admission of natural drugs for the treatment of neuroses and depressions.

Symptoms of IBS

This disease can occur with a predominance of swelling and abdominal pain, with a predominance of diarrhea or a predominance of constipation. In addition to the symptoms of digestive disorders, IBS is characterized by vegetative and psychiatric disorders.

Dr. Lerner offers a personal course of phytotherapy for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. In St. Petersburg, you can call a doctor at home. In other cities we send phytopreparations by post.

Pain in IBS

Pain occurs more often in the right side of the abdomen. Their character is aching, blunt or crooked. In other parts of the body, pain does not spread. The pain is worse after ingestion and passes after the gases have gone away or the bowel has been emptied. Basically, the pain appears when the patient is awake. In women, pain in the right side of the abdomen can accompany menstruation.

Constipation with IBS

With irritable bowel syndrome, the patient may have regular stools (constipation) for 2 days or more. In this case, there are pains in the form of spasms, which are located in the left lower half of the abdomen. To empty the intestine, patients are forced to take a laxative or put a cleansing enema. The chair is most often hard, in the form of sheep's feces, or nuts.

Diarrhea with IBS

Stool relaxation in irritable bowel syndrome has one characteristic feature: never disturbs the patient at night during sleep. Diarrheas appear early in the morning and cause the awakening of the patient, as from an alarm clock. Diarrhea appears after eating. The urge to empty the bowels directly causes the patient to run to the toilet. Such desires can be from 2 to 5 per day. At the same time, the total amount of feces barely reaches 200 g. The first stool, as a rule, is made out, and later the stools acquire a mushy or liquid consistency. In stool can be present not digested remains of food and mucus.

The patient becomes very picky in the food, because such products as black bread, milk, grapes and ice cream provoke gas formation and the appearance of diarrhea. But sour-milk products, boiled meat and porridges, especially buckwheat, are well tolerated by patients.

Extraintestinal manifestations of IBS

In IBS, vegetative disorders are also observed: excessive sweating, internal shaking, low blood pressure pressure, quickening or slowing of the heartbeat at rest, a feeling of disruption in the heart, tinnitus, weakness and weight loss. The patients have headaches similar to migraine, irritability, a feeling of lack of air when inhaled, a feeling of a coma in the throat.

Sometimes there is irritable bladder syndrome, when the patient has frequent urge to urinate, even when the bladder is almost empty. In patients with IBS, the appetite changes (increases or decreases), there is an eructation of air, heartburn, nausea, pain in the right hypochondrium. There can be sexual disorders, and more often in the form of a decrease in attraction.

Patients with irritable bowel syndrome develop mental disorders such as depression, increased anxiety, fear of getting cancer.

Dr. Lerner offers a personal course of phytotherapy for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. In St. Petersburg, you can call a doctor at home. In other cities we send phytopreparations by post.

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