Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Rachel, Phoebe and Jordan Unit 21, Nutrition. What is IBS and what causes it?. IBS is a common gut disorder, causes an upset stomach. Symptoms are: Pain and Discomfort Bloating Stools (diarrhoea or constipation) Nausea Headache Poor appetite
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Rachel, Phoebe and Jordan
Unit 21, Nutrition
IBS is a common gut disorder, causes an upset stomach.
The general causes are unknown, however, there are several factors than can lead to having this disorder. E.g. food intolerance, stress, anxiety.
“If IBS symptoms go untreated in an individual with severe symptoms such as severe chronic constipation or severe chronic diarrhea, the person can have other complications that may affect their health.”
Three types of IBS. These are:
Doctor may give you medication, depending on the severity of the disorder, may need to go back for regular check-ups, to check on progress and see if its been improved. However, its important to remember that sometimes people can be falsely diagnosed: and told that they have IBS because it is common, even though your symptoms might be similar, you could have something more serious.