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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in Children – Pediatrics

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a digestive disorder that causes abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation—or some combination of these problems. IBS affects people of all ages, including children. This video discusses IBS in children.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children – IBS Remedies

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a digestive disorder that causes abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation—or some combination of these problems. IBS affects people of all ages, including children. IBS is classified as a functional disorder because it is caused by a problem in how the intestines, or bowels, work. People with IBS tend […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Yogurt – Probiotics for Better Digestion

Adding certain kinds of yogurt to your diet may help ease symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to research. Yogurt cultures containing the bacteria lactobacilli and bifidobacteria, such as found in the yogurt Activia show the most promise. These beneficial, or “good,” bacteria (probiotics) are normally found in your large intestine. Some research has […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – IBS – What is it?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a problem that affects the large intestine. It can cause abdominal cramping, bloating and a change in bowel habits. Some people with the disorder have constipation, others have diarrhea. Some go back and forth between constipation and diarrhea. Although IBS can cause a great deal of discomfort, it does not […]