Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome can be a long-lasting chronic condition that you will want to get under control. It’s a rather common condition that affects the large intestine. In most cases, IBS symptoms can be managed with lifestyle, diet, and stress. Severe cases of IBS are less common but can be treated with medication and counseling.
Signs and symptoms of IBS can include…
- Abdominal pain
- Diarrhea or constipation (or both)
- Mucus in the stool
So when should you consult your doctor about IBS? If you notice symptoms of IBS or a persistent change in bowel movements or habits you should see a doctor. Some signs or symptoms associated with IBS can also be a sign of more serious conditions.
Triggers of IBS can include…
- Food allergy or intolerance is rare and not fully understood but it can cause IBS.
- Increased stress can worsen IBS or cause more frequent symptoms.
- Hormones may trigger IBS and women are 2x as likely to have IBS.
Prevention methods and treatments are available for IBS. Doctor Roya’s compassionate and detailed approach can help asses your health and lifestyle to help treat your IBS. Contact Doctor Roya today. Doctor Roya is an award-winning, top-rated, and national and internationally recognized physician. Doctor Roya is committed to transforming the lives of others while delivering personalized treatment to every patient.