IBS and Sleep Disorders

IBS and Sleep Disorders

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

Gynecological Aspects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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