Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder in which abdominal pain is associated with a range of symptoms. Typically, these include intermittent abdominal pain accompanied by diarrhea, constipation, or alternating episodes of both. Other symptoms may also be present.
Learn how to feel better
If you have chronic and recurrent abdominal pain and bowel problems, if your daily schedule is often ruled by intestinal discomfort, get help. Talk to your doctor.
Although there is currently no cure for IBS, there are ways to improve symptoms and feel better. Find out how on this site.
Source: 2019 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.