Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a commonly reported bowel disorder identified by chronic abdominal discomfort, changes in bowel patterns and bloating.  IBS shares symptoms with other irritable bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease or celiac disease. Unlike these problems, however, the cause of IBS remains a subject of research.
Although Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common diagnosis given by gastroenterologists, the exact causes of irritable bowel syndrome still remain unclear. Good news is, extensive research continues to persist progressively into the causes of IBS, and a number of contributing factors have been identified as potential causes, acting together to bring about IBS […]
Although Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) causes a great deal of discomfort and distress, the hopeful news is that with proper diet, stress management, and natural supplements, most people will be able to control their IBS symptoms, such as abdominal pains, abdominal cramps, bloating, gas, diarrhea, nausea or constipation. For all intents and purposes, we will […]
Are you suffering from abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, or constipation? According to National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC), if you are experiencing any of the previous symptoms referenced above, you could “potentially” be suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), although not necessarily.
Earlier this year The American Journal of Gastroenterology released the findings of a study into the connection between shift work and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) . The study was conducted jointly by the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research (also in […]