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Medical Reference Related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  1. 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.

  2. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Symptoms

    An expert panel has outlined a list of symptoms common in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Doctors often use this list of symptoms, known as the Rome II criteria, to distinguish IBS from other intestinal problems.

  3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Health Tools

    Tools to help you make decisions about irritible bowel syndrome.

  4. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Exams and Tests

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be diagnosed based on symptoms. In most cases, only minimal tests are needed. A health professional diagnoses IBS when a person has the typical symptoms of the disorder.

  5. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - When To Call a Doctor

    Irritable bowel syndrome may present a number of warning signs.

  6. 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.

  7. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Other Treatment

    A wide range of other therapies has been used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Treatment methods that help you better cope with stress can help reduce symptoms.

  8. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - What Increases Your Risk

    Learnabout Irritable Bowel Syndrome risk factors, which include gender, age, and family history.

  9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Constipation, and Laxatives

    WebMD looks at the role of laxatives in treating IBS-related constipation.

  10. Coping With IBS

    There may not be a cure for irritable bowel syndrome, but there are ways to cope with its daily challenges. WebMD tells you more.

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