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Suggest remedy for spasms with history of IBS

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Dr. Ratnakar Kini

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Posted on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: HAVE IBS...ATE SOMETHING SPICY...EXPERIENCING SPASMS....WHAT CAN I DO TO PROVIDE RELIEF OTHER THAN PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE?

ADVIL DOES NOT HELP!!!
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Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
You can take peppermint oil

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.R.K. and I am pleased to assist you.

For relief of spasms due to IBS, you can take peppermint oil.
Peppermint oil has smooth muscle relaxant properties.

It is available without prescription.
You can take one capsule three times a day for relief from spasms.

Let me know if I can assist you further.
Regards,
Dr.R.K.
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