Five Surefire Ways to Soothe IBS Symptoms
Irritable bowel syndrome is a serious illness—those who have it know what I’m talking about. In fact, it affects one in five Americans and this month is dedicated to raising awareness about this disease.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a long-term condition that causes problems with waste movement through the bowels. Its many symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. If you experience any of these symptoms or have noticed mucus in your stool, extreme urgency to get to the bathroom, or the feeling that you’re never passing enough stool, you might be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome.
What’s interesting about irritable bowel syndrome is that it’s not a strictly physical condition. Although it manifests itself physically, the condition is actually a combination of physical and mental factors. Read More