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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Articles

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Probiotics claims are difficult to swallow

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts, which are deemed to have a positive effect on the digestive system. They are commonly found in yoghurts and yoghurt drinks such as the brand Activia and Yakult. Probiotic supplements are also available from he...

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Living with irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is known as IBS for short. It’s a digestive condition that is thought to affect 20% of people in the UK. The symptoms are not serious, but it’s a chronic condition that can impact your ability to live life to the ...

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What to know about IBS and pregnancy

Women who suffer from IBS tend to have a harder time of it during pregnancy. Their symptoms usually worsen at this time, as the baby presses against the organs. Many of the symptoms of pregnancy can aggravate IBS. Pregnant women often have bloating, ...

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What is the best IBS treatment?

IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) changes the way you have to approach your eating habits. Your doctor, once he diagnoses you with IBS, will likely tell you to change the way you eat. That’s because most IBS is caused by eating particular foods. C...

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Learn about IBS

IBS stands for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, which is a complex condition affecting the digestive system and can have a significant impact on a person’s daily life in severe cases. IBS is identified as a functional disorder of the large intestine w...

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Colofac side effects

Doctors prescribe Colofac to treat various symptoms of IBS. It can be used by people who have various bowel disorders, nervous diarrhoea, constipation and more. It works by controlling muscle spasms, particularly those of the colon. With mo...

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Can you use Fybogel for weight loss?

While Fybogel is generally used to treat constipation in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, it may also have some secondary benefits such as weight loss. A large number of people who take Fybogel notice that they lose weight. Additionally,...