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Focus on irritable bowel syndrome

IT IS estimated that one in six people in the UK are affected by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) a long-term condition that causes recurring pain in the abdomen and an altered bowel habit.  Symptoms can vary greatly but tend to include discomfort in the abdomen, bloatedness, constipation, diarrhoea, excessive wind and/or indigestion. Pinpointing a cause can be tricky as there are several contributing factors thought to make the condition worse.

Wales Online

Take Care with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Jade’s symptoms started when she was about 17 years old. Abdominal pain and diarrhea, alternating with bloating and constipation, would sometimes take her to the bathroom up to 10 times a day. Jade eventually learned that she has irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and that there are steps she can take to feel better.  What is irritable bowel?

Kitsap Sun

10 Natural Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation is a common disorder that is rampant on a global scale. Study’s show that many of thesebpeople also suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The causes of constipation are multifaceted. However, there are varied methods in the meantime that will result in some form of relief for anyone who has got constipation. For the purpose of this article, we’ll focus a lot more on the natural home remedies useful in constipation relief around us.

Health Related Fitness

Shire Offers Drug Assistance Plan for Uninsured or Unemployed With UC

Shire, the maker of Lialda (mesalamine) and Pentasa (mesalamine), have recently decided to expand their drug assistance program. People with ulcerative colitis who are taking Lialda or Pentasa and become unemployed in 2009 may receive those drugs — free of cost or at low cost — for the remainder of the year.

About.com:  IBD

Gluten-free diets help many

For 20 years, Maurie Ange of El Cerrito, Calif., suffered from chronic belly aches. A decade ago, she was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and told to exercise more and increase her fiber intake. But the pain, bloating and digestive issues continued into her 60s.

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