Category IBS


IBS Know-How

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a frustrating, chronic condition that affects the large bowel in the colon. IBS is fairly common but also often undiagnosed because people don't realize that the symptoms of IBS might be related to something more.

What Are The Symptoms?

Symptoms of IBS include

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Could Your Symptoms Be Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Gastrointestinal discomfort often brings people to wander the pharmacy aisles searching for an over the counter medication that will help alleviate symptoms. Remedies for diarrhea, constipation, gas, bloating and pain can all be found, and you can effectively treat some issues without seeing a

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Low FODMAP Diet in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A diet low in fermentable oligo-, di-, and monosaccharides and polyols (FODMAPs) has been recommended in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In a recent randomized trial, 30 patients with IBS and 8 healthy controls were assigned to 21 days of either a diet low in FODMAPs or a moderate

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