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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a GI (gastrointestinal disorder) with symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, increased flatus, cramping, diarrhea, constipation, and food intolerance. Treatment for IBS include medications to control symptoms and lifestyle changes.

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    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Triggers and Prevention Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disease that can affect the quality of those who suffer from this condition....learn more »
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      Irritable Bowel Syndrome Triggers and Prevention Article
      • IBS triggers and prevention facts
      • What foods in the diet trigger constipation in IBS?
      • What foods in the diet trigger diarrhea in IBS?
      • Are stress and anxiety triggers for IBS?
      • What drugs trigger IBS?
      • Are menstrual pain and IBS related?
      • What are the other triggers of IBS?
      • How can I prevent triggers for IBS?
    • Abdominal Migraines in Children and Adults Abdominal migraine in adults and children is a variant of migraine headaches. Abdominal migraine in children generally occurs in...learn more »
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      Abdominal Migraines in Children and Adults Article
      • Abdominal migraine in children facts
      • What is abdominal migraine?
      • What causes abdominal migraine?
      • What are the symptoms of abdominal migraine?
      • How is abdominal migraine diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment of abdominal migraine?
      • Medications to treat abdominal migraine
      • What is the prognosis for abdominal migraine?
    • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS) Cyclic vomiting syndrome is a condition in which affected individuals have severe nausea and vomiting that come in cycles....learn more »
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      Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS) Article
      • Cyclic vomiting syndrome facts*
      • What is cyclic vomiting syndrome?
      • What are the symptoms of cyclic vomiting syndrome?
      • What triggers cyclic vomiting syndrome?
      • What are the four phases of cyclic vomiting syndrome?
      • How is cyclic vomiting syndrome diagnosed?
      • How is cyclic vomiting syndrome treated?
      • What are the complications if cyclic vomiting syndrome is not treated?
      • What is the relationship between cyclic vomiting syndrome and migraines?
      • What other features and conditions accompany cyclic vomiting syndrome?
      • How common is cyclic vomiting syndrome?
      • What are the genetic changes related to cyclic vomiting syndrome?
      • How do people inherit cyclic vomiting syndrome?
      • What other names do people use for cyclic vomiting syndrome?
    • Head and Neck Cancer Head and neck cancer is cancer of the oral cavity, salivary glands, paranasal sinuses and nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, or lymph...learn more »
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      Head and Neck Cancer Article
      • Head and neck cancer facts*
      • What is cancer?
      • What kinds of cancers are considered cancers of the head and neck?
      • How common are head and neck cancers?
      • What causes head and neck cancers?
      • What are common symptoms of head and neck cancers?
      • How are head and neck cancers diagnosed?
      • What health professionals treat patients with head and neck cancers?
      • How are head and neck cancers treated?
      • Are clinical trials (research studies) available for patients with head and neck cancers?
      • What rehabilitation or support options are available for patients with head and neck cancers?
      • Is follow-up treatment necessary? What does it involve?
      • What can people who have had head and neck cancer do to reduce the risk of developing a second primary (new) cancer?
    • SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) SIBO (Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) is a condition in which invasive bacteria gather in the small intestine causing...learn more »
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      SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) Article
      • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) facts
      • What causes SIBO?
      • Who is at risk for SIBO?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of SIBO?
      • How is the diagnosis of SIBO made?
      • What is the treatment for SIBO?
      • Can SIBO be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis for SIBO?
    • Stress Management Techniques Stress may be considered as any physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental unrest and that may be a...learn more »
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      Stress Management Techniques Article
      • Stress-management facts
      • What is stress?
      • Who is most susceptible to stress?
      • What are the symptoms and effects of excess stress or "out-of-control" stress?
      • What can I do to better manage stress?
      • Exercise
      • Relaxation techniques and meditation
      • Other stress-management strategies; Time management
      • Organizational skills
      • Support systems
      • How can I get help with stress management?

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Terms related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS):

  • IBS
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  • Spastic Colitis
  • Spastic Colon