Is Banana Compatible in Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Last Updated on March 15, 2023 by Dr. Abadullah Sajid Bashir

Fruits are eaten by everyone, from young children to old adults. The main reason for this is that fruits are delicious and also full of energy. Eating them creates a feeling of happiness, restores energy in the body and keeps a person fresh.

The fruit is basically the part of the plant that contains the seed, and a juicy and juicy substance called pulp is added to transfer the seeds to other places by humans and other animals. The seeds are being moved from one place to another by humans or other animals. By eating the pulp, the living organisms throw away the seed and wherever it is thrown, a new plant grows.

What is IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that is not life-threatening, but because of it, a person is unable to lead a normal life. It has such painful symptoms that it seems difficult for a person to bear it. Due to gas, sometimes diarrhea, sometimes constipation, sometimes stomach pain, a person is constantly suffering from problems. He is struggling to find different solutions.

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Persists or tries to correct their behaviors Try to balance their eating habits. He tries to advance his life by using the medicines prescribed by the doctor. In IBS, the patient consumes different types of selected food including fruits.

Can I Eat Bananas in Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

IBS patients are very careful about their food and drink and consume very selected food.  Eating fruit carefully is also a factor for minimizing their IBS symptoms.

The reason is that their digestive system is not working like normal people. As far as eating banana is concerned, it is not suitable to eat in the irritable bowel syndrome. The symptoms in which abdominal discomfort is notable begin to occur. After two or three hours of eating, abdominal cramping along with slight pain begins and the patient becomes confused. Similarly, in the stool passage, there is also difficulty.[1]Irritable bowel syndrome and diet – PMC (

Banana milk shake and IBS

Bananas are not good for IBS in any case, whether eaten pure or added to milk to make a banana shake. It is also important to note that bananas do not cause severe symptoms, but it must be tolerated. The symptoms are definitely visible. If you drink banana milk shake there will be be gas like symptoms in gastrointestinal track after two to three hours.

How to reduce IBS symptoms due to bananas

If the symptoms of IBS are appearing due to eating banana, then one should eat full stomach and should also use such items in food which reduce the symptoms of IBS.
If the symptoms are still appearing, use the medicine prescribed by the doctor and try to sleep early at night.

Written By:

  • Dr. Abadullah Sajid Bashir

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  • Dr. Muhammad Khan Malik
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