Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patient information sheet (English)

What is irritable bowel syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the colon which results in chronic, painful spasms. It can also cause bloating and either constipation or diahorrea, or sometimes both.

IBS is usually a lifelong condition with symptoms that can flare up over time. Currently there is no cure or single effective treatment for IBS, but most people find ways to manage their condition and live a normal life...


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Job number: JB01826UK Date of Preparation: May 2022

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