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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) health centre

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Treatment & care

Dietary changes, exercise and medications can help with IBS symptoms. Learn more.


There are several main types of medications for treating IBS based on the symptoms.

Treatment options include dietary changes, medication, stress reduction, behavioural therapy and alternative therapy.

Doctors may suggest changes in diet, exercise and stress management, as well as medication.

Learn more about alternative therapies that some patients have tried for IBS.

What's the evidence for supplements for IBS?

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