IBS with Diarrhea is usually referred to as IBS-D. What is Diarrhea? Diarrhea describes bowel movements (stools) that are loose and watery. It is very common and usually not serious. Many people will have diarrhea once or twice each year. It typically lasts two to three days and can be treated with over-the-counter (OTC) medicines. … Read moreIBS With Diarrhea
IBS and sleep disorders Sleep difficulties are common in people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), as well as other gastrointestinal disorders including gastroesophageal reflux disease. Lethargy and daytime fatigue, which are common side effects of sleep disturbances, seem to also be common. People with chronic pain report sleep as their number one problem. Certainly, abdominal … Read moreIBS and Sleep Disorders
Studies have demonstrated a higher prevalence of gynecologic disorders, such as pain associated with menstruation (dysmenorrhea) and premenstrual distress syndrome in women with IBS as compared to those without IBS. In a variety of cultures, more women than men seek health care services for symptoms of IBS. These observations have led a number of clinicians to ask … Read moreGynecological Aspects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
What are symtoms of IBS? Symptoms Cluster in IBS A number of symptoms that occur together characterize irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This may confuse you at first. Plus, symptoms will likely change over time. The changes may seem random. But there is a pattern to symptoms of IBS. The key sign or symptom of IBS is pain or … Read moreWhat Are Symptoms of IBS?