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  1. 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 ...

  2. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptom Journal

    Use this journal from WebMD to help you understand what triggers symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

  3. What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

    WebMD explains the basics of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), including theories about its causes.

  4. Who Is at Risk for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

    Find out from WebMD if you're at risk for getting irritable bowel disease, also called IBS.

  5. Stress, Anxiety, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Stress and anxiety can trigger symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Learn more from WebMD about the role emotions may play in IBS.

  6. Behavioral Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Behavioral and alternative forms of therapy may relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). WebMD explains.

  7. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Information on how to cope with the condition known as irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS.

  8. A Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Constipation

    WebMD offers tips for curbing constipation if you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

  9. 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.

  10. Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Bile Acid Binding Medicines - Topic Overview

    Bile acids,which are normally present in the digestive tract,stimulate the colon. Bile acid binding agents prevent bile acids from stimulating the colon,which slows the passage of stools and relieves diarrhea. It is not common for bile to cause this problem,but if it does,these medicines can help. They usually are not tried soon after a person is diagnosed,but if symptoms don't improve ...

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