About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

The symptoms of IBS

symptoms of ibs and how men and women experience it differently

Different people find different circumstances trigger off an episode of IBS - stress, anxiety, exercise, certain foods, caffeine or nicotine are common triggers - and symptoms may be quite mild or very severe. And symptoms can vary depending on your gender.

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Diagnosing Irritable Bowel Syndrome

how IBS is diagnosed

It is thought up to 20 per cent of the adult population of the UK will have IBS symptoms at some point in their lives. So how will your GP diagnose the condition?

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Managing IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome

how to manage IBS symptoms

There are a number of ways that simple lifestyle choices can help you manage your IBS.

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IBS in children

Irritable bowel syndrome in children

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in children is not well researched, and most studies do not distinguish between abdominal pain in general and IBS specifically. However, one American study showed up to 14% of High School children and 6% of Middle School children may be affected.

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