Bran and irritable bowel syndrome: time for reappraisal

  title={Bran and irritable bowel syndrome: time for reappraisal},
  author={C. Y. Francis and P. J. Whorwell},
  journal={The Lancet},

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Diet

SUMMARY The role of diet in patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome still remains empirical, as the underlying pathophysiologic disturbances of this disorder are not fully elucidated and

Bran and irritable bowel syndrome: the primary-care perspective.

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[Nutritional factors and nutritional therapy for irritable bowel syndrome--what is worthwhile?].

It is very difficult to give general dietary advice to IBS patients, but dietary experts may have a positive role in managing such patients and much more prospective research is needed to study both dietary factors and probiotics in these areas.

Management of the irritable bowel syndrome.

Novel approaches include alosetron; a 5-HT(3) antagonist, tegaserod, a partial 5- HT(4) agonist, kappa-opioid agonists, and neurokinin antagonists to address the remaining challenging symptoms of pain, constipation, and bloating.

Irritable bowel syndrome.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common 'functional' gastrointestinal disorders accounting for 3% of all primary care consultations, with a strong female predominance. Although most

The Dietary Management of Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Narrative Review of the Existing and Emerging Evidence

A narrative paper review of the existing and emerging evidence regarding dietary management of IBS patients is performed to enhance the understanding of how to move towards an individualized dietary approach for IBS Patients in the near future.

Diarrhea- and constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome

When all the issues surrounding IBS are addressed in a sympathetic and positive manner, these patients can be surprisingly rewarding to treat.

Best management of irritable bowel syndrome

Initial management should include simple lifestyle and dietary advice, discussion of the possible benefit of some probiotics, and, if this is unsuccessful, patients can be referred to a dietician for consideration of a low FODMAP diet.

Role of Alimentation in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

It is very difficult to give general dietary advice to IBS patients, but dieteticians may have a positive role in managing such patients, and the expert group concluded that fibers are not inert substances and that they could trigger pain or bloating in some IBS Patients.



The irritable bowel syndrome.

With the collaboration of the Food Research Institute at Norwich, a pilot study of the response of gut bacteria to food challenge and higher numbers of aerobes were found in faecal samples from patients than those from ageand sex-matched controls and in two patients a 100-fold increase in the number ofaerobes occurred during challenge.

Irritable bowel syndrome.

Irritable bowel syndrome is one of a group of disorders that includes chest pain of unexplained origin, nonulcer dyspepsia, and biliary dyskinesia, which are frequently considered chronic disorders.

Irritable or irritated bowel.

It is tempting to postulate that encephalitis tremens, a benign epidemic form of acute cerebellar ataxia with R.I.M.L.E. limited geographically to a region of West Africa rain forest, might represent an abor virus encephalopathy involving the brainstem, but such an assumption awaits investigation.

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