Why Traditional Treatments Don’t Work

Published date: March 15, 2012 | Modified date: November 4, 2015

If you’ve had much experience with IBS then you know the typical recommendations – deal with stress, eat more fiber, remove some foods from your diet, etc. Although stress is occasionally the cause of IBS, most of the time it is not. The use of fiber products and generic dietary changes may help with symptoms, but they generally don’t cure IBS and often don’t work at all. And drugs almost never cure IBS.

To learn more about each of these issues and why they fail to address the cause of the problem, please select one of the links at left to see why Fiber, Stress Reduction, Medications, and One-Size-Fits-All Diets or Eliminiation Diets seldom help.