Here Are Some Quick Facts: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a complicated illness that effects the intestines (also known as bowels). IBS is a “syndrome.” The word syndrome means a group of symptoms and signs that indicate a disease or health problem. Some of the Symptoms of IBS Include: Intestinal gas Bloating Abdominal pain Constipation Diarrhea There are many more. For more informa... »
What is IBS?
IBS Often Runs in Families IBS has had many names, spastic colon, mucous colitis and others listed below. Since it can often run in families knowing some of the other names might help you find out if someone else in your family ever had it. Family History Can Help You My grandfather and I were known to have the same nervous stomach. As I got older and my IBS got worse, I’ve used some of the ... »