Saturday, August 30, 2008

Health Issues

Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome is a sickness that affects the lower intestine . It is for the most part known for its symptoms that are often intensified by an onslaught of emotional stress. The main symptoms involve abdominal pain accompanied by constipation taking turns with diarrhea . Irritable bowel syndrome also known as IBS as we will call it in the rest of the article can happen among any age group and is very common . Now we will take a more detailed look at the symptoms of IBS . We will look at what I believe to be the five main symptoms of IBS ,the five symptoms that mark the illness as well as the most debilitating .
1 .Problems with bowel movements , recurring diarrhea and also recurring constipation that is most of the time with pain . This can really wreak havoc with your bathroom habits .
2 .The stomach has a feeling of fullness .There can be bloating and gas .
3 .Pain in the abdomen or tenderness after eating which is relieved by having a bowel movement . This pain is at irregular intervals . This could really hurt your eating habits ,knowing that this could happen at every meal .
4.The stomach can get distended .
5 .Being nauseated and throwing up .
These are five of the main symptoms of IBS that can really hamper a persons life and make a persons life kind of miserable . Other symptoms of IBS include a loss of ones appetite , emotional distress and depression .
It is clear from this list of symptoms that irritable bowel syndrome is something that can be very unpleasant to deal with . This illness is for a lot of people a life long malady that they have to learn to live with .But there are treatment options for relieving the symptoms of IBS for those that have been afflicted with this terrible illness . So if you are one of the ones that are affected with irritable bowel or after reading this you realize that you may very well have IBS , then talk to your doctor ,do your research , weigh out your options for treatment for your IBS and know that you are not alone . There are a lot of people that suffer from this awful disorder .


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