Category IBS

It’s Time to Speak Up about IBS

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It’s time. Time for us to better understand irritable bowel syndrome. Time for those who endure its symptoms to speak up. Time for silent sufferers to get help. IBS does not have to be this strange, unspoken, embarrassing disorder. We don’t have to feel strange and embarrassed to talk about it. 30...

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Inflammation or Non-Inflammation; That Is the Question

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When Pepto Bismol sang “Nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea,” were they talking about IBD or IBS? There is definitely a correct answer, and knowing which could be the difference in feeling relief or not. What Are Their Similarities? First, let’s talk about the similarities...

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IBS Know-How

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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?

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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...

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