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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) overview

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) 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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A combination of therapies to help IBS

Although diet is the front line in IBS symptom management there are other alternative, complementary therapies which may help too, even if they don't always have the science to back them up

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