Getting rid of IBS symptoms is not always this easy. What needs to be looked at is the person's own cause of IBS symptoms. There are literally hundreds of possible causes of IBS, most of which fall into one of two categories: (1) food allergies
and intolerances (2) problems with intestinal bacteria, yeast/candida, or parasites. Not all treatments will work for everyone, as people's cases will vary significantly. Before you can properly treat your IBS, you must first determine the leading cause of your symptoms. If an allergy test is to be done, the test must be a blood test and include BOTH IgE and IgG antibodies to guarantee that no food allergies
I would highly recommend checking out http://www.IBStreatmentcenter.com
more information. There is some extremely helpful information on this site regarding the varying causes and symptoms of IBS, as well as testing strategies and treatment options. There are also some valuable patient testimonial video clips and links to further resources such as books and blogs.
Also, check out Dr, Wangen's (author of the extremely informative book 'The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Solution') blog at http://www.http://www.ibstreatmentcenter.blogspot.com/.
Just because a certain treatment worked for one person, does not mean that it will have the same effects on another person, whose case may be completely different. Do not assume that any "miracle" treatment will work for you as it did another.