IBS Awareness Month

Do you have IBS? What you need to know.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a fairly common disease that strikes anywhere between 10 – 15% of the general population so there is no need to feel like you’re suffering alone. The month of April is recognized as IBS awareness month which was declared by the IFFGD organization and is listed on the United States National Health Observances calendar.

Information about IBS

IBS is a condition that effects the digestive system. The disease generally causes stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhea and constipation and can be ongoing for weeks, months or longer at a time. The exact cause for this condition is unknown but research is ongoing.