IBS Symptoms

Lower Abdominal Pain and Fatigue in IBS

Could lower abdominal pain and fatigue be linked? One of the most common places for IBS sufferers to get pain is in the lower abdomen (i.e. your lower belly). What a lot of people don’t realize is that the fatigue and weakness they feel could be connected to that pain. We’re going to discuss that, but first a warning: If you haven’t seen a doctor about your abdominal pain you sho... »

Bloating and IBS

How to look and feel pregnant when you’re not! A bloated belly and gas are two awful symptoms of IBS that often come together. The pain from trapped gas, the pooched out belly and swollen, full feeling each cause their own kinds of misery. Clothes don’t fit and the gas can cause abdnominal spasms that can make you WISH you could pass out! What is bloating? Well, there can be many cause... »

Dermatitis Herpetiformis

A celiac rash by another name? Dermatitis herpetiformis is a VERY itchy rash (more on that below), but it can also be an important clue to solving your IBS puzzle. If you have IBS symptoms and an itchy, burning rash, you may have celiac sprue disease or some other gluten intolerance. Dermatitis herpetiformis is a rash that is closely tied with gluten intolerance and… Gluten intolerance can c... »

IBS Pain and Cramping… Things That Help

Do you have IBS pain and cramping? Find out why, what you can do to ease the pain.Belly pain is one of the main symptoms of IBS.Here are the gory details. »

Constipation and IBS Guide

What it is – What causes it – What to do about it Chronic constipation is like regular constipation, but it keeps coming back. We’ll look at some of the reasons why in the causes section. First let’s have a look at what you’ve been dealing with.     Constipation Symptoms Okay first you get all the regular constipation symptoms: Straining during a bowel movem... »

What is Chronic Diarrhea: Symptoms, Causes & Remedies

Chronic diarrhea is diarrhea doesn’t go away, or that keeps coming back. It’s different from the diarrhea you get with something like “the stomach flu.” Chronic diarrhea is one of the main IBS symptoms. The stomach flu (doctors call it gastroenteritis) is caused by a virus or bacteria. The stomach flu lasts from 1 to 10 days, depending on what’s causing it. You should... »

IBS Symptoms

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a common condition with an unknown cause. It affects the large intestine, also known as the colon. The condition is chronic and is often characterized by intermittent flare-ups of symptoms. IBS does not cause any changes to the bowel tissue and it doesn’t lead to an increased risk for colorectal cancer. According to the recent researches, as many as 1 in ... »