Most people with irritable bowel syndrome suffer symptoms like abdominal pain for at least a year before seeing a doctor.
People with Crohn’s disease are at increased risk for colorectal cancer. Statin drugs to control cholesterol levels may help reduce this risk.
Having inflammatory bowel disease increases your risk for antibiotic-resistant C. Diff bacterial infection and recurrence.
People with irritable bowel syndrome may be hypersensitive to certain foods that may be poorly absorbed during digestion. Here’s what to know.
Flatulence, burping, and stomach bloating can be embarrassing. Here are some easy steps you can take to reduce the amount of gas you pass.
Here’s what works—and what doesn’t—for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) and chronic constipation.
Irritable bowel syndrome is difficult to diagnose because the disease causes no known physical abnormalities that doctors can identify through exams, imaging studies, or lab testing.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common—and frequently misunderstood—digestive disorders. One in five adults in the United States has symptoms, yet only a small number seek treatment.
IBS is the most commonly diagnosed GI disorder in the U.S. But is it over-diagnosed?