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The First 5 Things to Do if You Have IBS Symptoms

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IBS can make you feel like your life is going down the toilet.So you're miserable with bowel troubles and pain, and you want to know what to do about it. Well there ARE things you can do! You just have to DO them.Here are first 5 things I think you should do if you have ...

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 ...

Post-Infectious IBS

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First you get sick, then you get IBS... A bad bout of the 'stomach bug' AKA gastroenteritis, can lead to ongoing IBS symptoms.© Can Stock PhotoMany researchers have studied post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome as one of the main ways of getting IBS.One theory is that having an intense infection causing diarrhea, can damage the bowel or ...

Leaky Gut Syndrome

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Leaky gut syndrome could be the reason so many people are so sick these days; but it is not something you're doctor is likely to tell you about. It's one of those new 'fake diseases' that will take a while to become 'real.' It may be one of the most important pieces of the IBS ...

IBS Diagnosis and Self Diagnosis

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WARNING: Self diagnosis can be deadly. Self diagnosis can be VERY DANGEROUS.Usually I try to keep my posts on the positive/bright side... BUT... This one is about IBS self diagnosis and self diagnosis in general, so, I'm going to have to rant a bit. I've recently read posts from people trying to figure out if they ...