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What is IBS?

Here Are Some Quick Facts: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a complicated illness that effects the intestines (also known as bowels).This pictures shows what your bowels look like. The red is the large intestine, the pink is the small intestine. © Dreamstime.comIBS is a 'syndrome.' The word syndrome means a group of symptoms and signs ...

Did Someone in Your Family Have a Spastic Colon?

IBS Often Runs in Families Guess which one of these people has IBS. © Can Stock PhotoIBS 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 ...