Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Triggers Topic Guide
IBS Triggers (Irritable Bowel Syndrome Triggers and Prevention): Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be managed by avoiding IBS triggers that cause symptom flares. Triggers like diet, stress, anxiety, medications, menstruation, and other triggers can cause IBS-related diarrhea and constipation. Learn what these triggers are and how to prevent IBS-related episodes of diarrhea and constipation.
Constipation (Adults) Constipation in adults refers to difficulty in passing stools or a decrease in the frequency of bowel movements. Causes of constipation in adults include a poor diet, excessive caffeine and alcohol consumption, inadequate fluid intake, poor bowel habits, certain medications, pregnancy, certain diseases or conditions, age, and more. Treatment for constipation include lifestyle changes, OTC remedies, and medication if necessary.
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