What Not to Eat if You Have IBS

People with irritable bowel syndrome may be hypersensitive to certain foods that may be poorly absorbed during digestion. Here’s what to know.

IBS Diagnosis and Treatment

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.

Causes and Symptoms of IBS

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.

Just How Common is IBS?

IBS is the most commonly diagnosed GI disorder in the U.S. But is it over-diagnosed?
Dr. Constance Pietrzak, MD

More celiac disease in kids with irritable bowel

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...

Diet as a Therapy for IBS

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 ...
The HealthCentral Editorial Team

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