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List of Alkaline Foods for IBS

July 5, 2010

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a condition that affects the large intestine and causes symptoms such as cramping, constipation, abdominal discomfort and diarrhea, according to MayoClinic.com. The cause of irritable bowel syndrome is unknown, but it can be triggered by factors such as stress, acute illnesses, hormone changes and diet. Some physicians and alternative medicine practitioners believe that switching to a diet primarily based on alkaline foods may help relieve the symptoms of this condition.

Nutritional therapy is not a replacement for conventional medical treatment. Check with your doctor before changing your diet to help manage irritable bowel syndrome.

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