Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS associated with low vitamin D

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been shown to be associated with low vitamin D levels. IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder that disrupts the function of the gastrointestinal tract, leading to discomfort and sensitivities. Although the cause of IBS is unknown, dietary factors and stress have been tied to the onset of IBS. A research team here to read more

Fibromyalgia and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) connection with chronic pain

Fibromyalgia and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) share a connection with chronic pain. IBS is a gastrointestinal condition that affects eight to 20 percent of the population. Fibromyalgia is a condition categorized by allover chronic pain. Symptoms such as skin rashes, muscle contractions and myalgia are reported in two-thirds of IBS patients. Other research has found here to read more

New Ways to Reduce IBS Symptoms

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a digestive and intestinal disorder effecting the bowels and/or large intestines. Symptoms vary widely in patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome; however some of the most common symptoms include abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea and nausea. Approximately 20 percent of the North American population suffers with symptoms here to read more