12 Natural Ways to Beat IBS (# 9 is SO Simple!)

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Of course, these are not a cure for IBS, and everyone’s body is different. What works for one person does not necessarily work for another. Always consult with your physician before consuming any herbal supplement to be sure you are doing the right thing for your particular situation.

 

1.  Pears

Although some types of fruit bother those with IBS, fresh, ripe pears appear to be an exception to the rule. Most people find that pure pear juice and/or dried pears are helpful in treating their intestinal problems.

 

2. Yogurt

Consuming yogurt that contains live and active cultures is a popular remedy when IBS caused diarrhea strikes. These live cultures are friendly bacteria that can provide your digestive system with an extra layer of protection in your intestines. Yogurt also helps your body to generate lactic acid, which flushes out toxins from the body. Try to eat yogurt several times a day until you get relief from your condition.

 

3. Lettuce

Like pears, it is not really known why this vegetable appears to relive IBS symptoms for some people, but it does. This seems to work best when lettuce leaves are lightly steamed. Choose the darker varieties of lettuce such as Romaine or Swiss chard.

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