Irritable Bowel Syndrome Articles

Do I Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Do I Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a common disorder of the intestines that leads to crampy pain, gasiness, bloating, and changes in bowel habits. Learn more about symptoms of this disorder and common causes and treatments....

Symptoms And Treatment Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Symptoms And Treatment Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a problem that affects mainly the bowel, or large intestine -- the part of the digestive system that makes and stores stool. The word syndrome means a group of symptoms, and IBS is a syndrome because it can cause several symptoms, such as cramping, bloating and gas....

Sophie's Story With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Sophie's Story With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

One night when I was 12 I experienced a bout of food poisoning that was so severe I never really recovered. Whatever happened to my bowel that day transformed a perfectly normal digestive system into an instrument of torture....