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IBS Explained
If you have abnormal bowel movements like diarrhea or constipation and you don't know why you may have a condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
FDA Warns About IBS Rx Complication
If you've had your gallbladder removed, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that you shouldn't use a particular irritable bowel syndrome medication.
Headache and IBS: A Potential Link
A relationship between headaches and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Surprisingly, there may be one.
Psychotherapy Benefits for IBS
Got irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? You may want to consider treating your mind as well as your body.
Two New IBS Treatments Approved
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Viberzi (eluxadoline) and Xifaxan (rifaximin), two new treatments, manufactured by two different companies, for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) in adult men and women.
Men With IBS Had More Social Stress Than Women
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can produce painful symptoms like stomach cramping. And while there are many ways to treat IBS and help patients to have normal lives, one gender may feel more social stress from the disorder than the other.
Digestive Disorders Task Force Issues New Treatment Guidelines
The right food and medicine can be key to managing irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation. Specialists in those diseases recently updated treatment standards for patients with these conditions.
Things You Can Do Today to Feel Better Tomorrow
What can you do to make your tomorrow better than today? Here are eight easy steps that will leave you feeling better tomorrow.
IBD vs IBS: Different Disorders
Irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease may affect the same organ, but that’s pretty much where the similarities end.
Home Remedies for an Upset Stomach
The occasional stomach ache might not be bad enough to warrant a trip to the doctor’s office, but it can still be uncomfortable. There are numerous ways to relieve such belly aches on your own.