Irritable Bowel SyndromeInfo Center

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Shingles Vaccine Safe for More Patients
People taking immunity-suppressing drugs are currently advised against the live-virus shingles vaccine because there is concern that it could lead to shingles, for this population.
Adding Fiber Changes Your Critters
There's a small group of scientists very concerned about how the huge changes in what we put in our mouth over the last century has changed our guts.
With IBS, What You Eat Matters
When you talk about irritable bowel syndrome, diet has a way of entering the conversation. It's been shown that certain foods trigger uncomfortable symptoms – but which ones?
The Secrets of the Brain-Gut Axis
It's known that your psychological state can have a major impact on your health, and can even lead to disease. One of these diseases is the commonly diagnosed irritable bowel syndrome.
Using Opium Painkillers to Treat Stomach Pain
Many Americans battle chronic abdominal pain, which may be a symptom of serious conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, or gallstones. However, experts are worried that doctors are over-prescribing opioid painkillers for the pain, especially if another medication is a better option.
A Traumatic Life Could Lead to IBS
If you're used to hearing bad news during a life full of traumatic events, here's another piece of upsetting information: You may be at higher risk for adult irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
New Dietary MS Therapy
The dietary supplement glucosamine is popular for helping aching, arthritic joints. A new supplement looks like it could suppress the damaging autoimmune response seen in multiple sclerosis (MS).