Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome


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What is IBS?
What causes IBS

What is IBS?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a disorder of the colon which can cause symptoms such as alternating diarrhoea and constipation, bloating, pain, or feelins of incomplete evacuation.
It is the most common gastro-intestinal disorder, affecting about 20% of the population.

What causes IBS?
There is no known definate cause to this disoder, and diagnosis is usually confirmed through questioning and the exclusion of other conditions.
Possible contributing factors include:

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