Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Definition 

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional bowel disorder characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort and altered bowel habits in the absence of detectable structural abnormalities. [1]

Here are some synonyms for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS):

  • Spastic colon
  • Nervous colon
  • Mucous colitis
  • Functional bowel disease

It’s important to note that some of the older terms, like mucous colitis, are not used as commonly anymore. IBS is the most widely used and accepted term.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional bowel disorder characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort and altered bowel habits in the absence of detectable structural abnormalities.

  • Nux Vomica
  • Aloe
  • Asterias Rubens
  • Podophyllum
  • Antimonium Crudum
  • Lycopodium
  • Chelidonium Major
  • Gambodia
  • Iodum
  • Muscle contractions in the intestine
  • Abnormalities in the nerves in your digestive system
  • Severe infection
  • Early life stress
  • Changes in gut microbes

Abdominal pain, cramping or bloating

  • Changes in appearance of bowel movement
  • Changes in how often you are having a bowel movement
  • Increased gas or mucus in the stool.
  • Weight loss
  • Diarrhea at night
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Unexplained vomiting
  • Difficulty swallowing
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