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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Here is an interesting heads up for anyone struggling to manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome or who may have been labelled Irritable Bowel Syndrome without proper work-up or investigation. Did you know that Irritable Bowel Syndrome has an almost exact copycat disease called Microscopic Colitis?

Irritable bowel diet symptoms and options

Irritable bowel diet.

Some Irritable Bowel Syndrome is undoubtedly caused by specific food intolerances. Some indeed would say that all IBS symptoms are caused by food intolerance but when you look behind those saying this you usually find that they have a vested interest in saying so, like selling food intolerance testing kits, blood tests or consultation.

IBS symptoms

IBS symptoms

Because IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is under-diagnosed and under treated, people are often left to their own devices when it comes to making the diagnosis. Worse indeed is the frank enmity that people with ibs symptoms sometimes encounter. Doctors do not like diseases or conditions that can not be measured by blood tests of seen on scan or x-ray. The logic then seems to be that if you can’t measure ibs symptoms with blood tests or see it with scope or scan then it simply does not exist!

Diagnosis Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Diagnosis Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Incidence. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a very common bowel complaint. Some surveys put this figure as high as one person in every five may suffer from some degree of IBS at some stage during their lives. It is twice as common among women than men and has a peak incidence among those aged between 20 and 30 years of age.

Causes of IBS or Spastic Colon: