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Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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IBS often requires a multifaceted approach to bring about symptom relief. Here is where you will find what you need to know about the various treatment options for IBS, including medication, over-the-counter remedies, dietary changes, and stress management.
  1. Treatment
  2. Medicine for IBS
  3. Over-the-Counter Remedies
  4. Alternative Treatments
  5. Constipation
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Gas and Bloating
  3. Pain
  4. IBS and Children

Treatment

Whether you suffer from constipation or diarrhea, start here to learn about available treatment options.

Medicine for IBS

The following articles contain information regarding medication options for IBS. Learn about the types of medicine that are available, which ones are most effective, and what side effects one should be concerned about.

Over-the-Counter Remedies

Get educated about the pros and cons of over-the-counter remedies for IBS.

Alternative Treatments

The following articles will provide you with the information you need to decide if alternative treatment options are right for you.

Constipation

Read on for guidance as to establishing bowel regularity and relieving the discomfort of constipation.

Diarrhea

Intense, urgent bout of diarrhea can disrupt your life. Here is where you will get the information you need to help your body to return to a state of digestive wellness.

Gas and Bloating

Gas and bloating, although common, can be very disruptive to a person's quality of life. Learn all about gas and bloating - what contributes to the problem and what you can do about it.

Pain

Abdominal pain is a hallmark symptom of IBS. The following articles will help you to find some relief.

IBS and Children

Stomachaches and other digestive problems can be a common part of childhood. Sometimes symptoms can be so severe that they interrupt a child's daily routine. Here you will find articles related to treatment for children who suffer from IBS.

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