An integrated
approach to IBS and
Visceral Pain

At Vibe, our naturopaths are focussed on chronic pain and we see a lot of people with Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). With an evidence-based approach we leave no stone unturned as we look for the primary cause of your persistent IBS pain.

IBS and visceral pain is linked to your nervous system, and can greatly affect quality of life.

IBS is a common functional bowel disorder diagnosed by the Rome IV Criteria, with a worldwide incidence of around 10% to 20%. It affects your quality of life with many people experiencing uncomfortable and even painful digestive disturbances. There is almost always chronic stress involved.

There are pharmaceutical options available, but only a few can be reliably recommended, and it can be an arduous road to find the right one – after all it is a syndrome with different symptoms and severity for everyone who has it. Many IBS sufferers turn to complementary and alternative medicine including naturopathy as a reliable way to get to the upstream cause of IBS.

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How our naturopaths treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Through taking a full case history and clinical assessment of presenting conditions we use evidence-based nutritional and herbal medicine, dietary and lifestyle coaching, to help repair function, reduce inflammation, tone organs and optimise body systems.

Naturopaths specialise in preventative medicine. It’s no quick-fix or a magic pill, the results a naturopath can achieve are restorative, non-invasive and cause no harm. At Vibe our focus is on chronic and persistent pain conditions.

We can also support your medical treatment with nutrition and diet advice and therapeutic nutritional supplementation, gentle herbal medicines and nervous system support.

In summary

  • Symptoms
    Pain, bloating, abdominal discomfort, diarrhoea, constipation or both, mucus in the stool - stress makes it worse Possible Causes
  • Possible Causes
    IBS is considered a gut-brain condition. By treating the stress, it eases the pain of IBS, and by treating the gut it eases your ability to handle stress.
  • Modalities for support
    Naturopathic medicine, osteopathic and chiropractic

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