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.
Flatulence (Gas) Flatulance (gas) is a normal bodily function. Excess gas may be produced by swallowing excess air, problems in the breakdown of undigested foods, lactase deficiency, malapsorbtion problems, and bowel habits such as parasites, poor dietary fiber, cancer, diverticulitis, thyroid problems, narcotic and other drug use. Increased flatulence (gas) can often be treated with OTC medication and diet changes.
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