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Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a widely prevalent condition that affects the human digestive system. It can be aggravated by consuming certain types of food or drink. Symptoms may vary among sufferers, but there are several key indicators for IBS.

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Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  1. 1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome Dr Carolyn Dean is a medical doctor and naturopath. She has authored and co-authored over 35 books S y m p t o m s o f
  2. 2. 2 Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a widely prevalent condition that affects the human digestive system. It can be aggravated by consuming certain types of food or drink. Symptoms may vary among sufferers, but there are several key indicators for IBS.
  3. 3. Each symptom by itself can also be part of oth- er conditions, so patients should visit their GP if they have concerns. Pain and Cramps Some of the most common IBS symp- toms are experiencing pain or cramp- ing in the stomach, especially following a meal. These symptoms often reduce once a stool has been passed. Bloating Many people with IBS report a feeling of swelling or bloating where the stomach feels uncomfortably full even when they have not eaten much. Constipation or Diarrhea Difficulties with going to the toilet or diarrhea can also be symptoms of IBS. These may be triggered by eating cer- tain types of food. Less Common Symptoms Less common but still prevalent symp- toms of IBS can include backache, nau- sea, flatulence, incontinence, lack of en- ergy or tiredness, problems with passing urine, or passing mucus. 3
  4. 4. You can read more about controlling IBS through diet, with tips from the IBS Cookbook for Dummies, by visiting the blog of Dr. Carolyn Dean. Dr Carolyn Dean

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