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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.
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.
Celiac Disease Linked to IBS in Kids
Celiac disease is not common among children, but it may have been underdiagnosed until recent years. Knowing risk factors for it may help parents.
IBS Patients Rate Health in Unexpected Ways
People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) often deal with severe physical symptoms.  One might think that those symptoms would affect how IBS patients feel about their overall health, but that might not be the case.
Ginger Not the Only Source of IBS Relief
Ginger calms a host of gastric disturbances, but it turns out that you might not need it to get some relief from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms.
Depression Rx Used for IBD Symptoms
Successful treatment of bowel inflammation in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis can still sometimes result in an irritated bowel. Help for these symptoms may come from an unlikely source.
Balancing Symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome affects more than one in 10 people, and a small subset have diarrhea associated with it. Living with the fear of unexpected, painful diarrhea can be debilitating.