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Barbara Bradley Bolen, Ph.D.

Postprandial Diarrhea and IBS

By April 18, 2013

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If you have IBS, you may have experienced postprandial diarrhea, but not known that there was a fancy name for it. In layman's terms, it means diarrhea experienced immediately after eating. Most people and perhaps their doctors, see this a just a "typical" symptom of IBS, and therefore try to address it through the standard recommendations for IBS management. However, some researchers have been looking at the specific symptom of postprandial diarrhea in IBS and have proposed some novel treatments. Here is an overview of this preliminary research:

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