Irritable bowel syndrome
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Food Fact Sheet: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Advice varies depending on which symptoms dominate - bloating, wind, constipation or diarrhoea? Useful steps and Probiotics.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common digestive disorder for which the cause is not known. Read the information on these pages to find out more about management.
FODMAP Diet sheet
A diet that has been hugely successful for people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Patient: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gut disorder. The cause is not known. Symptoms can be quite variable and include abdominal pain, bloating, and sometimes bouts of diarrhoea and/or constipation. Symptoms tend to come and go. There is no cure for IBS, but symptoms can often be eased with treatment.
NHS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition of the digestive system. It can cause bouts of stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. Read the information on this page and watch the video in which an expert explains the causes of irritable bowel syndrome, common symptoms, treatment options available and where to get help.