Every day we see clients in clinic struggling with this condition and the profound effect it can have on their energy levels, enjoyment of food, mood and quality of life. The good news is, there is so much that can be done to manage this condition and become symptom free.
affects 1 in 7 people.
is a common functional gastrointestinal condition.
is more common in women than men.
Is more common in those aged under 50.
can be significantly improved by diet, lifestyle changes and natural medicines.
Symptoms of IBS include
Bouts of abdominal discomfort and pain.
Changeable bowel habits from diarrhoea to constipation.
Changes in frequency of bowel movement.
Pain that is alleviated after a bowel movement.
Feeling that a bowel movement is not completely finished.
Passing mucus – a clear liquid made by your gut that coats and protects its tissues.
Here at Flourish Health Emporium, we have a great team who are trained to assist you in finding and treating the cause of your digestive discomfort and identify what may be triggering or causing your symptoms. Once this has been established, we create a treatment plan that will be tailored to fit your individual case.
To do this we use evidence-based suggestions which may include diet and lifestyle recommendations or herbal and nutritional supplements where appropriate, while prioritising safety and consulting with your primary health care provider. We also utilize lab testing when appropriate because we believe testing is better than guessing!