According to the Daily Mail, pomegranate is now thought to be able to treat IBD and help you to alleviate your intolerance symptoms. Of course, you would have to make sure you do not have an intolerance to pomegranate before you use it as a solution, but don’t worry, an intolerance test can help you do that easily.
Is a Pomegranate really that helpful?
The article suggests that a compound found in the fruit can relieve symptoms of IBD, including irritable bowels, a bloated stomach, constipation, and diarrhoea. This is an important breakthrough for sufferers of IBD, Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. as it affects 1.6 million people over in the US, and around 260,000 within the UK! Remember though, these symptoms are also a sign of food intolerance, so please do rule out a food intolerance with an intolerance test. If you suspect that you are struggling with a food allergy, IBS, or Crohn’s Disease then you must consult your doctor.
But what is Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)?
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a medical term that describes a group of conditions in which the intestines become inflamed. Crohn’s Disease is a major type of IBD and can occur in any part of the intestine. If you suffer from Crohn’s then you will constantly experience symptoms similar to those of a bloated stomach, watery diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, and frequent pain possibly associated with your bloated stomach. Constantly feeling tired is another symptom and if you do suspect that you may have an IBD, then please do immediately consult your doctor.
What if it is not Crohn’s Disease?
If it is not Crohn’s Disease then it could be something else that is causing symptoms? You can eat certain foods to try and ease your pain and suffering, but you should always seek medical advice. If you are feeling under the weather every time you eat something then you need to rule out a food intolerance or food allergy. Test Your Intolerance offer an intolerance test which may help you to discover what is causing your symptoms and you can then follow an elimination diet to rule out these foods.
How does an Intolerance Test help?
An intolerance test helps you to evaluate your diet and devise an elimination diet which will allow you to avoid foods which are causing your body pain such as headaches, itchy skin, and a bloated stomach. When removing this food from your diet, you are able to alleviate your symptoms and feel a lot happier and healthier about yourself.
If you suspect that you have a food allergy then we recommend you contact your Doctor immediately.
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