Treatment

IBS is a recurrent/chronic condition and there is currently no effective, medical cure. Attempts are therefore made by various means to relieve specific symptoms such as bloating, gas, diarrhea and or constipation. Patients may often also try to adjust their diet to see if certain foods worsen the symptoms.

Currently available medicines for IBS

Today, a number of drugs are used for the treatment of IBS symptoms. These drugs are primarily intended for the treatment of various ailments other than IBS, but they are still used because there is a lack of effective medicines available specifically for IBS *....

What are FODMAP and how do they affect IBS?

Our food gives us water, minerals, vitamins, trace elements, fats, proteins and carbohydrates, etc. We need all of these to function normally, but of course in a well-balanced amount. We also all have different needs and conditions. Factors such as taste, body weight,...

Sick leave with IBS: What is applicable?

Many people who suffer from IBS experience that the symptoms affect their everyday life negatively and sometimes to such an extent that it is difficult to cope with work. But what really applies to taking sick leave with IBS ? What does the National Board of Health...

Diverticulosis and IBS – what can I eat to reduce the symptoms?

Question: "Hi. I have a bit of a problem when it comes to which foods I can choose from as I have both diverticulosis and IBS. I have quite difficult." Our Dietitian Answer: It is important to eat high fiber if you have diverticulosis but it can also be important to...
Currently available medicines for IBS

Currently available medicines for IBS

Today, a number of drugs are used for the treatment of IBS symptoms. These drugs are primarily intended for the treatment of various ailments other than IBS, but they are still used because there is...

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Sick leave with IBS: What is applicable?

Sick leave with IBS: What is applicable?

Many people who suffer from IBS experience that the symptoms affect their everyday life negatively and sometimes to such an extent that it is difficult to cope with work. But what really applies to...

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