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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  1. IBS With Diarrhea (IBS-D)

    The causes, symptoms, and treatment of IBS with diarrhea (IBS-D), a long-lasting condition that affects your stomach and digestive system.

  2. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome,also known as Spastic Colon or Mucous Colitis,is a digestive disorder characterized by an abnormal increase in the mobility of the intestines (small and large). Symptoms may include abdominal pain,constipation,and diarrhea. This disorder is common; about 50 percent of all gastrointestinal problems are associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. There is no organic ...

  3. Frequently Asked Questions About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    The experts at WebMD answer some of the most commonly asked questions about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

  4. Diagnosing Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Find out how doctors diagnose irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS.

  5. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Depression

    Depression and anxiety can aggravate the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Find out from WebMD why they often go hand in hand and what can be done about it.

  6. D-Xylose Absorption Test

    The D - xylose absorption test measures the level of D - xylose, a type of sugar, in a blood or urine sample.

  7. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Prevention

    You cannot prevent irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). However, proper self - care may help minimize symptoms and perhaps extend the time between episodes. Learn what steps to take.

  8. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Home Treatment

    For most people who have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), home treatment may be the best way to manage the symptoms.

  9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Topic Overview

    Irritable bowel syndrome, also know as IBS, is an intestinal disorder that causes irritable abdominal pain or discomfort, cramping or bloating, and diarrhea or constipation.

  10. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Treatment Overview

    Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome depends on the severity of the symptoms. Learn more about effective IBS treatment, including identifying your triggers.

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