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Symptoms Of IBS

It is often difficult for doctors to pinpoint what causes IBS in individuals suffering from a variety of symptoms. Hence, treatment protocols are not straight forward and one size does not fit all. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common condition that affects millions of people. The term Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a catch-all phrase for a variety of gastrointestinal irregularities and disturbances.

What triggers IBS differs from person to person. And, IBS can be episodic. A certain food might set it off. Stress, lack of adequate sleep, food intolerances, and an imbalance in the gut microbiome can also cause symptoms to flare. We’ll take a look at the most common symptoms of Irritable Bowel, which might possibly cause them, and some ideas for treating symptoms.

1. Abdominal and Lower Back Pain

Abdominal pain is likely the most common symptom that sends a patient to their gastroenterologist’s office. Often, this pain radiates into the back. This is the first sign that something isn’t right in the intestines.