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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) overview

It's estimated that 10%-20% of the UK population is affected by irritable bowel syndrome or IBS at any one time. Irritable bowel syndrome is one of the most common gastrointestinal conditions, but the causes are unknown. IBS symptoms include diarrhoea, constipation and abdominal cramps. There are IBS treatments such as diet and lifestyle changes and medications that can help.

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