You are certainly not losing your mind or alone!
Many IBS sufferers get frustrated when doctors or no one else understands what they are going through.

It is one of the most confusing conditions to have. IBS is considered a functional gastrointestinal disorder (abnormal bowel function without an identifiable anatomic cause), so it can be very difficult to diagnose.

10% to 15% if the population have it and don’t know it.

Many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms indicate a medically recognized disorder.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort and altered bowel habit (chronic or
recurrent diarrhea, constipation, or both - either mixed or in alternation).

The cause of irritable bowel syndrome isn't well understood yes and a diagnosis is often made based on symptoms.

Some studies have linked and associated leaky gut (intestinal permeability) syndrome with irritable bowel syndrome.

-Approximately 20 - 40% of all visits to gastroenterologist are due to IBS
-About 2 in 3 IBS sufferers are female
-IBS is one of the most burdensome chronic ailments reported by patients
-Individuals with IBS restrict their activities an average of 73 days out of the year
-In a survey conducted by IFFGD, nearly 2,000 patients reported that they suffered from IBS symptoms for 6.6 years before being diagnosed
-Symptoms of IBS vary and are sometimes contradictory eg Diarrhea can alternate with constipation

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is not curable. There is no medicine that you can take that will stop IBS. However, IBS symptoms can be manage

Because it is managed based on the symptoms you have, there’s no one product we can recommend Dm us !

You can also control your symptoms by managing your diet, lifestyle changes and minimizing stress.

Ever heard of this before?

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