Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)Overview
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition
Irritable bowel syndrome is a common condition affecting the digestive system.
Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. These may come and go over time.
You can usually help ease irritable bowel syndrome by making changes to your diet and lifestyle, such as avoiding things that trigger your symptoms.
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