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Ameliorating Symptoms

  • By michiello

    Hi! I’m new to this forum, but have a couple of tips to share. I get “attacks” with pain, diarrhea and constipation and my guts feel like a snake writhing around that can last for days. After years of feeling at the mercy of my IBS, I’ve found a couple of strategies that help put me in control. When symptoms begin to creep up, I drink tea made of peppermint and fennel. It slows down the cramps and diarrhea. My second go-to is my heating pad. Between the two, my belly is soothed, cramps recede and my intestines stop rumbling.

  • By Chris Hall Keymaster

    Welcome, @michiello! Glad you found our site! Thanks for sharing these tips. Peppermint has definitely helped a lot of folks here manage some of their symptoms. Glad to hear it works for you, too. Really appreciate you sharing this with us. Take care. – Chris, Team