As stress was a large part of Kate's history, in combination with spasmodic menstrual pain and bowel urgency
, I felt it was important to utilise antispasmodic herbs and nervine tonics.
The AIM study group experienced significantly fewer side effects associated with bowel urgency
and frequency, fecal incontinence and urinary irritation than the comparator group.
Diarrhea-predominant IBS is severe if it includes diarrhea and one or more of the following: frequent and severe abdominal pain/discomfort, frequent bowel urgency
or fecal incontinence, disability or restriction of daily activities due to IBS.
They include incontinence, impotence, severe urinary frequency, rectal problems, including bowel urgency
, and tissue damage to the bladder, rectum and other surrounding tissues that could require surgery to correct.
Clinical improvements in bowel urgency
, stool consistency and number of stools per day were also reported at week 4 in both genders.