IBS And Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Cause A Lot of Grief

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IBS or irritable bowel syndrome with chronic fatigue syndrome can be very frustrating. Just when you think you're gaining some headway with one symptom, another turns up.

It is characterized by bloating, burning, indigestion. Stomach upset associated with certain foods. Although sometimes it may seem that nothing can be eaten that doesn't seem to upset you.

So what will give you relief?

There are many different remedies available to you.

Peppermint in a tea has long been known as a beneficial aid to ease the symptoms of indigestion. You could sip a mint tea with your evening meal.

Rooibos or red bush tea is a poplular remedy for stomach ailments. It is especially good for a nervous, tense stomach. It works by relaxing the muscles.

Chamomile is very calming. This is good to take before retiring for the night.

Garam Masala a blend of curry usually consisting of cardamom, cinnamon, and other spices have anti-inflammatory properties and our good for any type of pain including indigestion.

Fennel, which is sometimes included in curries is reputed to be one of the most effective remedies for stomach ailments, but particularly, acid reflux. One teaspoon steeped for 15 minutes in boiling water as a tea. Can also be found in tea blends for stomach upset.

Apple Cider Vinegar, must be the raw kind, is another very old cure for indigestion. Take 1-2 teaspoons in a glass of water with meals.

Aloe Vera Juice may also help. One ounce taken with plenty of water can help heal the digestion. If diarrhea occurs, reduce amount.

Licorice also helps to cure indigestion.

If you drink coffee, this may be the reason for your IBS. But you may not need to stop drinking it altogether. Try switching to a coffee that has a low acidity. There are many testimonies that attest to people's relief of acid reflux after they switched coffees. Myself included.

Some people insist that 1 or 2 coconut macaroons a day will cure IBS symptoms.

As you can see, there is no reason for sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome to needlessly fight a battle with symptoms of IBS or any other type of stomach ailments.

All of the above remedies should give some relief. But to get rid of IBS permanently, please see anti-fungals.

Coconut Macaroons

Chewy and light, these little puffs will keep for weeks if refrigerated in an airtight tin.

Preparation facts

Yield: 12 servings


oil or melted butter for the baking sheet

3 cups shredded unsweetened coconut

1/3 teaspoon powdered stevia

pinch of salt

3 large or extra-large eggs or egg whites beaten until stiff, add a pinch of cream of tartar

1 tsp pure vanilla extract


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or line it with parchment paper.

Combine the coconut, stevia, and salt in a medium-size bowl, and mix until well combined.

Place the eggs and vanilla in another medium-size bowl, and beat at high speed with an electric mixer or a whisk for about 3 minutes, or until the eggs become a pale, creamy foam.

Add the eggs to the coconut mixture, and combine thoroughly.

Drop by rounded teaspoons onto the prepared baking sheet and bake on the center rack of the oven for 15 minutes, or until golden on the tops and edges.Carefully remove the macaroons from the baking sheet and transfer to a wire rack. Cool completely before serving.

Cooking Tip: You will get slightly more volume if you use extra-large eggs. This recipe can be successfully multiplied to make larger quantities.

For another easy coconut recipe to get relief from IBS, try this shake. Here's another tip, make it with berries instead.

Relief of IBS is often as close as your cupboard.