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Joint pain and IBS

Is your joint pain linked to IBS?

Aching or painful joints may be a consequence of IBS. Here. our expert Ali explains why these conditions can be linked, what may be happening and discusses diet, lifestyle changes and natural remedies to help improve quality of life.

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    virginia — 19.03.2018 14:43
    i would like information regarding the colon.

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      Ali — 21.03.2018 08:48
      Hi Virginia, What type of information are you looking for? Anatomy? Structural? Mechanical? Specific ailments? If you could give me some more details via the query box at the top right hand side of the webpage, that would be great, thanks. Best Wishes, Ali

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    Gabriela — 15.03.2018 14:08
    Thank you. I have told my Primary care Physician , but says nothing is wrong. Even took an autoimmune disease test and test showed normal. I will look up a nutrition therapist

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    Gabriela — 10.03.2018 23:40
    I am 45 yrs old and I have been feeling these symptoms for abt 2 yrs. I can't focus or concentrate

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      Ali — 13.03.2018 08:53
      Hi Gabriela, I'm sorry to hear this. I wonder if you could tell me a little more about your symptoms, if you have been to the doctor and if you are on any medication.

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      Gabriela — 13.03.2018 15:42
      Good morning. Yes, for abt 2-3 years I have had abdominal discomfort, sometimes pain. Fatigue, lack of focus or concentration. I have internal hemorrhoids, gallbladder was removed abt 18 yrs ago. Recently had endoscopy and brelemium swallow test done and I was told everything is fine. No cancer, no tumors or anything abnormal. I have noticed pretty foul smelling urine and stools. I had h.pylori and took two weeks of antibiotics and it cleared up. Dr. had me take another test & it was negative. I take a shower daily and I've noticed for abt over 1 year now a bad odor. Sometimes it can stink up a room or my car. I have joint pain on my feet, back, arms and hands. I take minoxidil 2.5 mg for my hair due to hair loss. I have been to a dermatologist regarding my hair thinning and she told me my blood work shows normal. That it was probably due to some trauma my body went through. She told me that stress also plays a part and actually recommended I retire, lol.

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      Ali — 15.03.2018 13:29
      Hi Gabriela, It sounds as if there's quite a lot going on for you there, and it is likely that many of these symptoms are leading on from each other. For a start, the hair thinning could be due to poor absorption of nutrients (which can also be linked to stress) and then some of the symptoms could be due to the Minoxidil. I think it would be really good for you to find a local nutritional therapist and have a proper consultation to follow up your whole medical history and find the root cause of these problems. Whilst you may find that Silicol gel and a probiotic would help things, that won't get to the root cause and overcome it. Go to www.bant.org.uk to find your nearest practitioner. Best Wishes, Ali

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      Ali — 15.03.2018 13:29
      Hi Gabriela, It sounds as if there's quite a lot going on for you there, and it is likely that many of these symptoms are leading on from each other. For a start, the hair thinning could be due to poor absorption of nutrients (which can also be linked to stress) and then some of the symptoms could be due to the Minoxidil. I think it would be really good for you to find a local nutritional therapist and have a proper consultation to follow up your whole medical history and find the root cause of these problems. Whilst you may find that Silicol gel and a probiotic would help things, that won't get to the root cause and overcome it. Go to www.bant.org.uk to find your nearest practitioner. Best Wishes, Ali

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