Most people think melatonin is just for sleep disorders and jet lag, but a new review article reveals a promising treatment option for melatonin. The research shows melatonin benefits include IBS pain relief and more.
Tag: fodmaps diet
A “FODMAPs” diet reduces irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms as much as does traditional dietary strategies for IBS, according to a report in the November 2015 issue of Gastroenterology. FODMAPs (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols) are sugars that may not be digested or absorbed well by the body.
For years, mainstream medicine denied the existence of IBS trigger foods, but that era has finally ended with the discovery of a pesky group of carbohydrates called FODMAPs. Will adhering to a low FODMAPs diet bring relief?