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    IBS Triggers and How to Avoid Them

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    6. Other Triggers

    • Eating while you work or drive
    • Eating too quickly
    • Chewing gum
    • Not enough exercise

    What to Do:

    • Cut out distractions while you eat.
    • Try to get at least 30 minutes of exercise each day. It can help you prevent constipation and ease stress.

    Also, be sure to talk to your doctor about all your treatment options for IBS with constipation and IBS with diarrhea.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on March 09, 2016
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