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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Health Center

IBS Overview

Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS affects mostly women. Causes are unknown. IBS symptoms include diarrhea, constipation, and abdominal cramps. IBS treatments include diet and lifestyle changes and medications.

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New guidelines offer some new approaches to treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and chronic constipation (CC).

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