IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is one of the world’s most common diseases.
It is estimated that around 1 in 10 people have recurring problems related to irritable bowel syndrome. IBS belongs to a larger group of diseases in the gastrointestinal tract called functional gastrointestinal disorders. It is slightly more common among women and it often affects young, active people. Although IBS is so common, very little is known about why some people are affected.
Here on All About IBS, you can read more about the most common symptoms and causes of IBS, as well as the current treatment options available. Learn more about IBS.