IBS Awareness Month of April 2015
9Apr, 2015

April: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has an estimated worldwide prevalence of 9%-23%. Many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms indicate a medically diagnosed disorder. What is IBS? The International Foundation for Function Gastrointestinal Disorders defines Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as a disorder in which abdominal discomfort or pain is associated with a range of symptoms. These symptoms usually include intermittent abdominal pain accompanied by diarrhea, constipation, or alternating episodes of both. IBS is a long term or recurrent gastrointestinal function disorder. IBS affects the large and small intestines motor […]