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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.
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IBS is the most commonly diagnosed GI disorder in the U.S. But is it over-diagnosed?
A new study in JAMA concludes that celiac disease is more common in children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). A group of 782 children with abdominal problems were analyzed for celiac: 270 had IBS, 201 had functional dyspepsia and 311 had function...
Editor’s Note: This article was originally written by Magnus Simrén, M.D. Do you sometimes experience stomach pain, bloating and irregular bowel movements, either constipation and/or diarrhea? If so, you understand how uncomfortable certain foods and ...