Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Triggers, Prevention (cont.)
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4. Drugs That Can Trigger IBS
Some drugs can trigger spasms of the colon and symptoms of IBS. These spasms can lead to constipation or diarrhea.
5. Menstrual Triggers for IBS
Studies show that women with IBS tend to have worse symptoms during their periods. There's not a lot of information about preventing this type of trigger, but doctors may recommend certain strategies to ease pain and discomfort during your period.
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