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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Topic Overview

    Antianxiety agents (benzodiazepines) are used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. For some people,these medicines may be appropriate for occasional,short-term use to help relieve anxiety that is making the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) worse. These medicines may not be as useful for long-term use,because they may interact with other drugs and they may be habit-forming. Here ...

  2. 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.

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

    Tools to help you make decisions about irritible bowel syndrome.

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

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

  5. 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.

  6. 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a complex condition. Here are 10 questions to ask your doctor.

  7. Types of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    There are three types of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), each with slightly different symptoms. Learn more about them here.

  8. Dealing With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) at Work

    Learn ways to cope with irritable bowel syndrome while on the job.

  9. Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Constipation

    Learn about medications, therapy, and changes in your diet that can relieve constipation from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

  10. Will Avoiding Carbs Called "FODMAPs" Ease IBS?

    If you have IBS, limiting FODMAPs may alleviate abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and more. Learn how FODMAPs work in the gut.

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