Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) tends to develop between 20 and 30 years of age and is thought to affect up to one in five people. Unfortunately for us ladies, statistics show twice as many women are affected than men.
The condition is common and also long-term. This means there is no quick-fix or cure, though symptoms can be managed and it may improve over time.
IBS symptoms will vary from person to person and often come and go in periods lasting days, weeks or even months at a time. Symptoms include:
– stomach pain or discomfort
– a change in bowel habits
– abdominal bloating
If you are worried about your digestive system, do visit your doctor. They will be able to diagnose you and...