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This is your brain on IBS

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Your IBS may show up on a brain scan! More studies that show there is a connection between the brain and IBS.© Can Stock PhotoFor as long as I can remember, I've read that irritable bowel syndrome has no organic cause. I argued on one of the pages around here, that this was impossible. There had ...

Menstruation and IBS

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Does your period make your IBS worse? It does for most women. Moving through the month, your body changes, and for some people mensturation means more IBS symptoms.© Can Stock PhotoIf you're here, it's probably because you want to know if there is a connection between your period and IBS flare ups.Menstruation is an IBS ...

Lower Abdominal Pain and Fatigue in IBS

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Could lower abdominal pain and fatigue be linked? Many people suffer from lower abdominal pain and also fatigue as part of their IBS symptoms.© Can Stock PhotoOne 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 ...

Soy Sensitivity

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Is this 'health food' hurting your health? Many people have a soy sensitivity that makes them sick as, um, heck! Others eat soy with no problems???© Can Stock PhotoSoy sensitivity (also called soy intolerance) affects many people. Most people don't even know what soy is.  Yet many people suffer from the effects soy has on their digestive ...

Visceral Hypersensitivity Syndrome

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Are your bowels oversensitive? Do you have pain in your bowels with no apparent cause? That could be from visceral hypersensitivity syndrome.© Can Stock PhotoFor the last few years there has been a lot of discussion about yet another possible cause of IBS symptoms.It's called visceral hypersensitivity  or visceral hypersensitivity syndrome, and it's part of ...