Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Causes and Treatment for Spastic Colon Spasms

As many as 45 million Americans deal with colon spasms every year. They’re quite common, especially if you suffer from IBS. Colon spasms, also known as spastic colon, are sudden muscle contractions in the colon that can disrupt bowel movements.  Colon spasms may be your body’s way of letting you know there’s something wrong with…

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IBS Medications [+ Future & Alternative Treatments]

Over-the-Counter & Prescription IBS Medications Can IBS be treated with medication? Yes, several different medications can be for treating IBS. Even if more natural methods (like diet and lifestyle changes) avoid side effects and unnecessary man-made chemicals, there are over 100 IBS medications. What type of medication is used for IBS? The types of medications…

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What is the SIBO Test: How To Prepare & Next Steps

A SIBO test is a non-invasive hydrogen breath test. It’s the primary diagnostic test for small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), a complex disorder of the digestive system. SIBO is linked to multiple causes, making diagnosing and treating it difficult.  SIBO affects millions of people, many are unaware of the disorder. Living with the side effects…

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13 Common IBS Symptoms in Females

Irritable bowel syndrome, commonly known as IBS, is an intestinal disorder affecting 11% of the global population that can be experienced as a collection of symptoms including abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation.  The first signs of IBS are abdominal pain along with changes in bowel habits. Women are more likely to have IBS…

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