Irritable Bowel Syndrome

How Do You Know if You Have IBS-D? Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatments
How Do You Know if You Have IBS-D? Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatments

Discover the symptoms that set IBS-D (diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome) apart from other forms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Accurate diagnosis is essential for effective management and treatment strategies.  While diarrhea is the primary symptom of IBS-D, it’s important to note that cramping, gas, and abdominal pain can also indicate this condition. The only surefire…

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can stress cause diarrhea
Can Stress Cause Diarrhea? IBS, Stress, & Poop

Anxiety and stress are known to be significant factors in various digestive problems, including diarrhea. Addressing the underlying causes of your stress can empower you to better manage your gastrointestinal health. Seeking medical advice or treatment for bathroom woes can be tough, even though most people know diarrhea is something that happens to many bodies.…

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how to cure IBS permanently
How to Cure IBS Permanently in 5 Steps

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the large intestine. IBS causes stomach pain and irregular bowel movements. Many experts consider IBS to be “incurable”. But here at PrimeHealth, we personally walk with and help patients reverse their IBS permanently. I and the other integrative providers at PrimeHealth have worked with hundreds of patients…

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IBD vs IBS: Symptoms, Similarities, & Differences

People often confuse two common but different conditions: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). IBD and IBS can affect the esophagus, stomach, and intestines and both result in gastrointestinal discomfort. However, they differ in their underlying causes and severity. How can you tell the difference between IBD and IBS? IBD involves inflammation…

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How is IBS Diagnosed
How is IBS diagnosed? Symptoms, Tests, & Treatment Options

Irritable bowel syndrome (also called IBS) is a disorder of the gastrointestinal tract that impacts the large intestine, causing abdominal discomfort, abdominal bloating, and abnormal bowel habits. How would a doctor diagnose IBS? A doctor can diagnose IBS using the Rome criteria, which dictates that a patient has to exhibit recurring abdominal pain for six…

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A Gut-Friendly Guide to Drinking Coffee With IBS
A Gut-Friendly Guide to Drinking Coffee With IBS

Drinking coffee may exacerbate irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, but just the right amount of coffee may actually reduce the risk for IBS, according to new research. Is there a cure for IBS? There is no conventional cure for IBS-D (diarrhea-predominant) or IBS-C (constipation-predominant), meaning there’s not a pill or injection that will reverse it…

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Stomach Growling
Stomach Growling? Why It Happens + 11 Tips To Stop It

The audible noise you hear from your belly, scientifically known as borborygmus, is a result of food, liquid, or gas making its way through your stomach and small intestine. These borborygmi are frequently accompanied by additional signs such as bloating, constipation, or diarrhea. Many people experience a growling stomach from time to time. Your body…

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