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    Medical Reference Related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    1. IBS and Other Health Problems: What’s the Link?

      People with irritable bowel syndrome often have other health problems, too.

    2. How to Know if You Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome

      Learn what tests you can take to find out if you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

    3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms

      Could your digestive troubles be a sign of irritable bowel syndrome? WebMD explains the symptoms of IBS and when to seek medical help.

    4. 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Constipation

      Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation is a complex condition. WebMD offers 10 key questions to ask your doctor.

    5. 10 Questions About IBS

      The experts at WebMD offer ten questions to ask your doctor about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

    6. 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 ...

    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. Antidepressants for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview

      Antidepressants are used to treat depression,anxiety,or both by correcting imbalances in brain chemistry. For people who have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),doses much lower than those usually used to treat depression can help relieve symptoms of IBS such as pain,bloating,and feeling like you are unable to pass a stool. 1 They may be used to treat chronic,unremitting abdominal pain that ...

    9. 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.

    10. 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.

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