Category Archive for: ‘Irritable Bowel Syndrome’

Health Matters: Soothing Those Irritable Bowels

December 10, 2009Wales OnlineDr. Elena Douse Q For the past two years I have been suffering from abdominal pain and bloating. The pains tend to come and go and I often get bouts of diarrhoea. I started college in September and I have noticed that my symptoms have been worse since then. My mum has irritable bowel syndrome and she …

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New Guidelines Issued for Management of IBS

By Amanda GardnerHealthDay ReporterWashingtonpost.comThursday, December 18, 2008 THURSDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) — A leading organization of gastroenterologists has released new guidelines on the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The guidelines, issued by the American College of Gastroenterology and published in the January issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology, essentially replace a 2002 document. “The world of IBS …

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Gut-Wrenching Pain (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Can Be Avoided

China Daily2008-10-22 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is chronic disorder of the digestive system which has been given more coverage in recent years, with 10-20 percent of people in Western countries fitting the diagnostic criteria at any given time. However, with no clear-cut cause nor course of treatment, IBS remains a largely misunderstood condition. IBS is described as a “functional” disorder …

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