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Articles about irritable bowel syndrome.

  • Empowering patients to manage their IBS through research

    The ContactME-IBS programme aims to empower patients by letting them know of relevant research that they might consider participating in.

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    Diarrhoea & irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    For many people living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diarrhoea is an unwanted side effect. IBS that causes diarrhoea is often called IBS-D. If you have IBS-D, you...

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  • Chronic IBS Diarrhoea

    The cause of chronic IBS diarrhoea is complex and multi-factorial and probably includes immune activation, changes to the gut microbiome, increased gut secretion and, in ...

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    Constipation associated with irritable bowel syndrome

    Constipation for many can be a symptom of living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Constipation often brings with it cramp-like abdominal pain which can range from mil...

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  • The complex role of diet in IBS

    A recent article on Action against Allergy’s website discusses the role of diet in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It’s a very complex issue, as anyone who ha...

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    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) & Diet

    Diet plays a key role in the treatment and management of IBS. However, there is no simple solution. A diet that suits one person affected by IBS may not necessarily suit ...

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  • Is it time to take the ‘low’ out of FODMAPs?

    The low FODMAP diet is an evidenced based dietary treatment for the symptom management of functional gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome.

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    IBS and Probiotics (friendly bacteria)

    Your digestive system (sometimes called the digestive tract) contains trillions of the 'friendly' or 'good' bacteria (known as gut flora) that contribute to good health. ...

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  • What does your poo say about your health?

    Poo isn't something we talk about openly and for many it is a bit of a taboo subject. Did you know the average person generates about five TONS of poo in his or her lifet...

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    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Stress & Anxiety

    Many people with IBS report that they are affected by stress and anxiety, which can be a trigger for some of the symptoms of IBS, while others say that stress and anxiety...

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  • IBS patients and vitamin D difficiency

    A large proportion of people living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are vitamin D deficient, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Sheffield disc...

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  • Hay Fever Medication May Reduce IBS Symptoms

    A new study has identified the cause of abdominal pain in patients with IBS. As a result of that insight, the researchers were able to make another breakthrough: that tak...

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