Digestion & IBS

Whether you’re travelling abroad or spending an evening out with friends, the last thing you want to worry about is where the nearest washrooms are or doubt every dish on the menu. Poor digestion or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can be pretty inconvenient. It can also compromise your health by preventing you from absorbing all the nutrients you need.

IBS symptoms can be all over the map. Normally, muscle along intestinal walls contracts and relaxes to push food through. When you have IBS, the contractions are more intense and last longer, forcing food through quicker and giving you symptoms of gas, bloating and diarrhea. But the opposite can also be true - weaker muscle contractions cause food to stay in the colon longer, resulting in constipation. Some people actually experience both and suffer from extreme cramping, passing only mucous.

IBS sufferers need to stay vigilant. Frequent bouts of diarrhea can cut the absorption of vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats and carbohydrates, all of which you need to stay healthy.

Pinpointing what triggers IBS can be like finding a needle in a haystack. Foods like chocolate, spices, fats, beans and even some fruits or vegetables can launch symptoms. Stress, hormonal changes in women during their menstrual cycles or intestinal bacterial overgrowth can also be culprits.

There’s no cure for IBS but there is help for reducing intestinal discomfort when it hits.

CanPrev’s Digestion and IBS is formulated to calm digestive disturbances. It contains a perfect blend of amino acids and antioxidants that nourish cells in intestinal walls and enhance gastrointestinal barrier function. Other ingredients work to deflate the uncomfortable feelings of fullness and bloating and support the complete digestion of food.

Making sure you have an optimum supply of beneficial bacteria is important when it comes to managing IBS, too. Pairing Digestion and IBS with CanPrev’s Pro-BiotikTM 15B can give you extra protection against symptoms of bloating and diarrhea.


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Recommended Use

Digestion & IBS is used in Herbal Medicine to aid digestion and help relieve digestive disturbances such as dyspepsia.

Medicinal Ingredients

Each capsule contains

L-Glutamine350mg
Quercetin125mg
Artichoke (cynara scolymus) leaf, 4:1107mg
Angelica archangelica root50mg
Bromelain 1000 GDU (pineapple)50mg
Curcumin (turmeric)31mg
Peppermint (mentha x piperita) leaf, 10:120mg

Non-medicinal ingredients

Vegetable-grade magnesium stearate, vegetable capsule.

Directions

Adults - Take 3 capsules 2 times per day with breakfast, lunch or dinner or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. For optimal results, take with plenty of fibre and probiotics. Consult a healthcare practitioner for use beyond 3 months.

Cautions and Warnings

Contraindicated in pregnant and breastfeeding women and those with a biliary tract obstruction or allergies to plants belonging to the daisy family.

Caution advised with medical conditions including anaemia, gallstones, excess stomach acid, gastrointestinal lesions and peptic ulcers.

Caution advised with a low protein diet and before surgery.

Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight, UV light or UV therapy as ingredients may cause photosensitivity.

Drug interactions

Caution advised when used concurrently with blood thinners, anticoagulant or anti-inflammatory agents, antibiotics or antiplatelet medications.

Side effects

User should discontinue use if hypersensitivity, nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea occurs.