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Welcome to the Irritable Bowel Syndrome Channel
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a chronic condition often causing stomach cramps, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. While it is not serious, in that in does not lead to other conditions, such as cancer, the symptoms can be disabling. With as many as one in five Americans experiencing symptoms of IBD, it's important that you know how to recognize possible symptoms of the condition and understand your treatment options. For example, in many cases, IBD can be managed through certain dietary or lifestyle changes.
Welcome to the Irritable Bowel Syndrome Health Channel by eMedTV. This health channel contains dozens of articles designed to help you better understand this common condition. The articles provided here explain in detail possible causes, symptoms, and treatment options. Information is also provided on how to live with IBS by changing your diet and learning how to better manage stress. In addition, because the condition can also affect children, we have articles that are focused specifically on this age group.
You can begin your eMedTV Irritable Bowel Syndrome experience by clicking one of the featured links located on this page. You can also start with the health topic section on the left side to find a topic of interest. If you do not find the specific information that you are looking for in these two locations, use the Search box at the top of this page.
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