Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Symptoms/signs

How to recognise IBS symptoms
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Causes

Current explanations about the causes of IBS
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Treatment / Diet
Treatment / Diet

What are the treatments for IBS, including diet

- Biofeedback refers to methods that allow people to have conscious control over body functions that usually occur automatically. The heartbeat, blood pressure, muscle tension, pain response, and brain waves have all been targeted. An instrument measures changes in these functions. The person is made aware of the measurements. The name biofeedback comes from this biological feedback.
- Colitis is a general term that refers to the inflammation of the bowel, or large intestine.
celiac disease-nutrition
- Coeliac disease is a chronic digestive disorder that affects the small intestine. It can begin at any stage of life, from infancy through adulthood. The disease varies in severity from person to person. People with coeliac disease have an intolerance or a reaction to gliadin, which is a component of gluten. Gluten and gliadin are found in several common grains.
bowel retraining
- Bowel retraining is a method in which a person relearns to have regular bowel movements.
- Diarrhoea is the passage of watery stools.
diarrhea in children
- Diarrhoea is a condition involving frequent loose, watery stools.
- Constipation is a condition in which a person's bowel movements become uncomfortable or less frequent than usual. Acute constipation begins suddenly and noticeably. Chronic constipation may begin slowly and last for months or years.
- In this procedure, a flexible fibre optic instrument called a colonoscope is inserted into the large intestine, or colon. The colonoscope permits the doctor to view the details of the inner surface of the colon. This helps detect any abnormal tissues or growths. The doctor can also sample or remove abnormal growths through the colonoscope.
lactose tolerance test
- This test determines if a person is lacking an intestinal enzyme called lactase. This test is no longer commonly used in Australia.
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irritable bowel syndrome
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